[ 3 syll. ri-han-na, rih-a-nna ] The baby girl name Rihanna is pronounced as Riy-AEN-Naa †. Rihanna is used mostly in the English language, and it is of Welsh and Arabic origin. From Arabic roots, its meaning is sweet basil.
Rihanna is a variant spelling (English) of the English and Welsh name Rhianna.
Rihanna is also a derivative of the English name Rihana.
The English name Rihana is a derivative of Rihanna.
Rihanna is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 2008, 0.051% of baby girls were given the name Rihanna. Its ranking then was #311. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is currently of irregular use. Out of all girl names in its group, Rihanna was nonetheless the most widely used in 2015.
Baby names that sound like Rihanna include Rheana, Rheanna, Raewyn, Ramana, Ramani, Ramee, Ramiah, Ramona, Ranana, Rananah, Rawnee, Rayanna, Reanna, Reema, Reeney, Reeny, Rehema, Renana, Reuma, and Rhiana.
† Pronunciation for Rihanna: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Rihanna is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Singer, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, 20 February 1988, Saint Michael, Barbados.