Meaning and name origin
Raina \ra(i)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced RAY-nah. Variant of Regina (Latin) or Reine (French), meaning "queen". 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 variant forms: Raenah, Raene, Rainah, Raine, Rainee, Rainey, Rainelle, Rainy, Raleine, Raya, Rayann, Rayette, Rayleine, Raylene, Raylina, Rayline, Rayna, Rayne, Rayney, Raynelle, Raynetta, Reina, Reyna▲ and Reyney.
Raina is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2308 out of 4276, Top 54%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#45766 out of 88799, Top 52%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Raina for girls. Raina reached its highest rank of #738 in the U.S. in 2011. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Raina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Regina (#525), Reyna (#718), Rayna (#836), Reina (#934), Raina (#960), Ray, Rayne, Lorraine and Raya. (2014 statistics).
Raina▼ is also pronounced similarly to Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rayana, Rayona, Reanna▼, Reena, Rena▼, Rhiana, Rhona, Riana, Rianna, Rina, Rinah, Riona, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronna, Rowina, Ryana and Ryanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Daina, Faina, Jaina, Laina, Rain, Raisa, Raiza, Rama, Ravina, Rayma, Rima, Taina and Zaina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Raina.