What does Rae mean?
Rae▼ has 26 variants: Raeann, Raeanna, Raeanne, Raedell, Raedine, Raelaine, Raelani, Raelee, Raeleen, Raelena, Raelene, Raelina, Raella, Raelyn▲, Raelynn▲, Raelynne, Raenisha, Ray▼, Raye, Rayette, Raylene, Raylina, Rayma, Rayna, Raynelle and Rayona.
Affiliated girl name: Ramona.
Rae▼ has 37 more different relations via Rachel, Ray, Rayann: Rachael▼, Racheal▼, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Rachele, Racheli, Rachell, Rachelle▼, Rachil, Raechel, Raechell, Rahel, Rahil, Rakel, Raquel▼, Raquela, Raquella, Raquelle, Rashell, Rashelle, Rayana, Rayanna, Raychel, Raychelle, Raycine, Rayeann, Rayla, Rayleen, Raylynn, Raynell, Raynesha, Raynisha, Rechell, Shell, Shelley▼, Shellie▼ and Shelly▼.Kreatif forms: Raera, Raeya, Rarae. [more]
How popular is Rae?
Rae is a very popular first name for women (#751 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6490 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rae for girls. Rae reached its top rank of #345 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Rae and related names. Prominent varying forms of Rae are Rachel (#155 2 years ago), Raelynn (#267), Raelyn (#410), Raquel (#697), Rayna (#836), Shelley, Ray, Shellie, Shelly, Ramona, Rachelle, Rachael and Racheal. Other forms, like Raychelle, are uncommon. These forms of Rae were popular as birth names during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4442%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1882%, ▼57.6%), with versions like Rachael, Raquel, Rae, Rachelle and Racheal falling out of style. Rachel is the continual favorite, although Raelynn appears to be gaining favor too. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Rae▼ is pronounced similarly to Raya, Rea, Ree, Rei, Rhae, Rhea▼, Ria, Rie, Rue, Rui and Rye. Other suggested similar baby names are Fae▼, Gae, Jae and Mae▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rae.