Radu - Meaning of Radu

What does Radu mean?

[ 2 syll. ra-du, rad-u ] The baby boy name Radu is pronounced as RAADuw †. Radu is largely used in the Romanian language and it is also derived from Romanian origins. It is derived from the element 'rad' which means happy. The name developed as a diminutive of Slavic names starting with 'Rad-'. The name Raduta (Romanian) is the female equivalent of Radu.

The name Radut (Romanian) and the name Radutu (Romanian) are variants of Radu.

See also the related forms, Radoslaw (Polish) and Radzimierz (Polish).

See also the related categories, romanian, slavic, and happy.

Radu is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Radu include Raddy, Radha, Radhi, Rado, Radut, Raid, Raishard, Rajeat, Reath, Reddee, Reddey, Reddi, Reddie, Reddy, Reta, Retah, Retho, Reto, Retta, and Rhirid.

† English pronunciation for Radu: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"

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