Rie Name Meaning & Origin
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Rie is a common Japanese name. It's usually mis-pronounced as a name that rhymes with 'Pie' or 'Rye', but it's actually pronounced like the Greek goddess of earth, 'Rhea'--with emphasis on the 'Rii' sound and ending with a soft 'eh' at the end.
I'm so used to people mis-pronouncing my name all the time, I answer to five forms of my name 'Ria', 'Ray', 'Ree', 'Rye', and 'Rii'. It's really tough to live with an unusual name, but I truly am proud of it--it's a gorgeous name and I love it.
- Personal experiences with the name Rie
I have an aunt that goes by Rie, but it's short for her real name, Hendricka. It can also be a nickname for Henrietta.
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- Meanings and history of the name Rie
Japanese name, commonly spelled with the kanji 理恵, meaning "logic" and "blessing" respectively.
- Famous real-life people named Rie
Rie Munoz--famous Alaskan artist
Rie Tanaka-- famous voice actress
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