Ria - Meaning of Ria
[ 2 syll. ria, ri-a ] The baby girl name Ria is pronounced as RIY-aa- †. Ria is largely used in Dutch, German, English, and Hungarian, and its origin is Hebrew, Old Greek, and Spanish. From Spanish roots, its meaning is the mouth of a river - in this context, Ria can be used in the Dutch, English, and German languages.
In addition, Ria is a Dutch and German shortening of Maria.
Ria is also an English and German variant transcription of the name Mary (English).
Ria is also an English, German, and Hungarian spelling variant of the name Rhea (English, German, and Greek).
Ria is not popular as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly related to Ria, Maria was the most frequently used.
† Pronunciation for Ria: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"