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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

Adoray
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Katherine and variantsCay1, Kay1
Var. of Katherine. Stems fr. Greek language. "Pure." Cay and variants grew in popularity in the 1940s, but now, Kay has become less fashionable.

Cay2, Kay2
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 variantsChantay1, Chauntay, Shantay
Var. of Chantal. From Old French element. "Stone." Less common today. Chantay was the variant last found (1960-1969) in the Top 2000.

Chantay2
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.

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

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

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

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

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

Danay2
Form of Dana. Root fr. Old English word. "From Denmark." Not in Top 2000. See also Dani.

Dashay
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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