Etymology of Rihanna’s names
As you probably know, Rihanna is not RiRi’s first name. Rihanna’s full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, and below you can find out what each of her names means.
Robyn (first name)
Its origin is English, and it means “Shiny reputation”.
Robyn is quite rare and not very common.
It is the diminutive of Robert.
Rihanna (middle name)
Its origin is Arabic, and it means “Soft Basil”.
Rihanna is n°415 in the SSA list.
Rihanna is quite rare but it started to spread more & more since 2000.