What does Raina mean?
Variant of Regina (Latin) or Reine (French). Also feminine form of Ray (Old German) "wise guardian". May also be used as a short form of Lorraina and Lorraine. Modern use also refers to rain from the sky.
Raina▲ has 24 variants: Raenah, Raene, Rainah, Raine, Rainee, Rainelle, Rainey, Rainy, Raleine, Raya, Rayann, Rayette, Rayleine, Raylene, Raylina, Rayline, Rayna▲, Rayne▲, Raynelle, Raynetta, Rayney, Reina▲, Reyna▲ and Reyney.Kreatif forms:
(female) Raiba, Raira, ..
(male) Raian, Raira, ..
How popular is Raina?
Raina is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2308 out of 4276, Top 54%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#51809 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Raina for girls. Raina entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #738 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #960. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Raina and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Raina (#960 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Gina (#1462 last year), Lorraine (#1813), Raine, Ray, Raya (#1246), Raye, Raylene, Rayna (#836), Rayne (#1009), Regena, Regina (#525), Regine, Reginia, Reina (#934), Reine, Reyna (#718) and Rina. Other variants, like Rayla, are seldom used. These relations of Raina were popular 5 decades ago (median #1574) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1527, ▼81%), with forms like Lorraine becoming less fashionable. The trendier baby names in this compilation are Raina, Rayna, Rayne, Reina and Reyna.
Raina▲ is alike in pronunciation to Ranae, Ranee, Rania, Ranna, Rawnie, Rayana, Raynee, Reannah, Reena, Rena▼, Renae▼, Renay, Rene▼, Renny, Rheanna, Rhianna▼, Rianna▼, Rinah, Rionna, Roanna, Roni, Ronny, Rowena▼, Royanna and Ryana. Other recommended names are Abina, Aina, Canna, Carina▼, Daina, Faina, Fauna, Gavina, Geina, Hanna▼, Jaena, Jaina, Karna, Katina▼, Laina, Malina, Marina▼, Marna, Mina, Nina, Orina, Radinka, Raelina, Rain, Raisa, Raiza, Rama, Ramona▼, Ravina, Rayma, Razia, Rhica, Rica, Rika, Rima, Riva, Rozina, Rylina, Salina, Sana, Satina, Sina, Stina, Tabina, Taina, Tarina, Urina, Valina, Zaina and Zanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Raina.