Meaning and Origin of: Rad

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old German : Brave counsel
  • Scandinavian : Helpful; confident
  • English : Intelligent
  • Old English : Red cliff
  • English : Helpful

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : variant of Raad.
  • German : from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rād,rāt ‘advice’, ‘counsel’.
  • Hungarian (Rád) : from the old secular personal name Rád, from Slavic Rad ‘joyful’ (see Rada).