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Rihanna name meaning

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What does the name Rihanna mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rihanna

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
55%
English
37%
Spanish
5%
Irish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Belize, the name Rihanna means "Sweet Basil,Gift of Gold,The Great Queen".
  2. A submission from Jamaica says the name Rihanna means "Sweet basil or Great queen" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. 4 submissions from all over the world agree the name Rihanna means "sweet basil" and is of English / Irish origin.
  4. According to a user from Ghana, the name Rihanna is of Irish origin and means "Great Queen".
  5. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rihanna means "I think that it means that the person is kind and smart but also fierce. I think that it should mean fire queen".
  6. 3 people from all over the world agree the name Rihanna is of Arabic origin and means "Queen".
  7. According to a user from South Africa, the name Rihanna means "and then of a Queen".
  8. A user from Jamaica says the name Rihanna means "Beautifu, and help full and a strong queen".
  9. 2 submissions from the United States and the United Arab Emirates agree the name Rihanna means "Basil" and is of Arabic origin.
  10. A user from Algeria says the name Rihanna is of Arabic origin and means "It's a kind of plant with beautiful smell".
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From Arabic رَيْحَانَة‎ (rayḥāna, “sweet basil”)

  1. A female given name from Arabic

Notable Persons Named Rihanna

Notable Persons Named Rihanna

Rihanna

She holds the title Pon de Replay" and Umbrella". She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Rihanna was given the name Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20th, 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rihanna

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rihanna

Rihanna

She holds the title Pon de Replay" and Umbrella". She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Rihanna was given the name Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20th, 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados.

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Fun Facts about the name Rihanna

  • What name lists does Rihanna rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rihanna? Rihanna is the 3,520th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rihanna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,833 babies born with the first name Rihanna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rihanna to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rihanna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Rihanna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rihanna was in 2008 with a total of 1,074 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rihanna!
  • Random Rihanna Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rihanna is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 34 babies in New York have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Rihanna: The name spelled backwards is Annahir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ianahnr. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rihanna name meaning

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