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Girl Names Ending with -ay

Ay ending baby names and what they mean, with 65 results. Usage of these girl names was at its highest 4 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.56%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.03%, 95.4%), with names like Kay becoming somewhat outmoded. Athay (TOP 65%) and Zboray (73%) are popular -ay last names. Here is the list of -ay names for boys.

-ay names

Adoray - Dashay | Day - Loveday | Lyndsay - Sharday | Shauntay - Vevay

Adoray - Dashay

Form of Adora. From Greek, Old German, Latin. "A gift; beloved; adored." Unconventional. Compare Adoray and popular -ay last names Anduray (UPPER 87%), Adaway (38%). See also Adra.

Var. of Anastasia. Root fr. Greek language. "Resurrection." Anasadi and Anatay are creative variations.


Form of Annemae. Combined form of Ann and May. A slightly quaint baby name. See also Annimae.

Var. of Ashanti. Source fr. Ghanaian element. .. Today, names associated with the empire .. Ashanty is a somewhat popular baby name.

Form of Ashley. Derivative of Old English language. "Ash meadow." Not that popular as a girls' name. See also Asela.

Origin fr. Old French, Latin languages. "Berry." Gender-neutral name. Bay is seldom used as a girls' name.

Form of Carondelet. Geography name .. Rather uncommon as a children's name.

Form of Cassidy. Based on Irish, Gaelic language. "Curly-headed." Compare last names Cassaday (TOP 25%), Cassiday (26%).

Katherine and variants

Kay1, Cay1
Var. of Katherine. Stems fr. Greek language. "Pure." Cay and variants grew in popularity in the 1940s, but now, Kay has become less fashionable.

Kay2, Cay2
Forms of Catherine. Origin fr. Greek. "Pure." Kay (TOP 1%) and Cay (35%) occur commonly as last names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ay names: Annamay, Chantay, Kay

Chantal and variants

Shantay, Chauntay, Chantay1
Var. of Chantal. From Old French element. "Stone." Less common today. Chantay was the variant last found (1960-1969) in the Top 2000.

Var. of Chante. From French. "To sing." Chantay is frequently occurring (TOP 89%) as a first name. See also Chandy.

Chardonnay, var. Chardonay
Name of the grape and the .. Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Cha-. From American element. Combination of the Cha and Che .. Chenay is not a Top 2000 name.

Sheray, Cheray
Var. of Sherry. Origin fr. English, French languages. "Dear." Scarce as baby names, but Cheray and Sheray are comparable to the more familiar Ciera.

Var. of Claramae. Root fr. English. A compound form of Clara with .. Outside Top 2000.

Kourtenay, Kortnay, Courtnay, Courtenay, Cortenay
Var. of Courtney. From Old French word. "Domain of Curtius." Kourtenay and variants were not Top birth names in 2015.

Donnay, Dinay, Denay, Danay1
Forms of Danae. Based on Greek word. .. the mother of Perseus by Zeus. Not in Top 2000.

Form of Dana. Root fr. Old English word. "From Denmark." Not in Top 2000. See also Dani.

Var. of Da-. Based on American word. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Dashay is uncommon as a birth name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ay names for girls.

1. Adoray - Dashay
Adora [Adoray], Anastasia [Anastay], Annemae [Annamay], Ashanti [Ashantay], Ashley [Ashlay], Bay, Carondelet [Carondalay], Cassidy [Casseday], Katherine [Cay, Kay], Catherine [Cay, Kay], Chantal [Shantay, Chantay, Chauntay], Chante [Chantay], Chardonnay [Chardonay], Cha- [Chenay], Sherry [Cheray, Sheray], Claramae [Claramay], Courtney [Kortnay, Courtnay, Courtenay, Kourtenay, ..], Danae [Danay, Denay, Dinay, Donnay], Dana [Danay], Da- [Dashay]

Day, Desiree [Deseray, Desiray, Deziray], De- [Deshay], Dorsey [Dorsay], Ellamae [Ellamay], Esme [Esmay], Fay [Fay], Faith [Fay], Gae [Gay], Gay, Holiday [Holladay, Holliday], Haidee [Hyday], Isla [Islay], Janae [Jenay, Jeanay, Jennay, ..], Jay, Johnna [Jonay], Kay, La- [Laday, Laray], Lindsay [Linsay, Lyndsay], Love [Loveday]

Lyndsey [Lyndsay], May, Maia [May], Mary [May], Mckayla [Mckay], Monet [Monay], Ramsay, Renata [Ranay, Rennay], Renee [Ranay, Renay], Ray, Rachel [Ray], Rae [Ray], Ronni [Ronay], Rosae [Rosay], Shanae [Shanay], Sha- [Shanay, Sharay], Shanti [Shantay], Shantelle [Shantay], Cherie [Sharay], Sharde [Sharday]

Shawna [Shauntay, Shawntay], Shea [Shay], Shera [Sheray], Tuesday, Vivian [Vevay]

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