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Origin and Meaning of Riah

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Riah is of Hebrew origin and means "GOD has remembered me".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Riah is of Gaelic origin and means "Journey".
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Riah is of Arabic origin and means "Beautiful".
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Backwards spelling of English hair.

  1. (Polari) Hair.

Notable Persons Named Riah

Riah Hanna Abu El-Assal is a christian bishop. Riah was born on November 6th, 1937.


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Fun Facts about the name Riah

  • How Popular is the name Riah? Riah is the 19,269th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Riah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 375 babies born with the first name Riah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Riah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Riah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Riah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Riah is Saturday, November 27th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Riah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Riah was in 2015 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Riah Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Riah is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Riah: Your name in reverse order is Hair. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rahi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Riah born Dec 18, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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