What does Rainbow mean?
Rainbow /rain-bow/ as a girls' name is pronounced RAYN-boh. It is of English origin. The phenomenon as a name. Biblical: the rainbow is a symbol of the covenant between God and Noah, that God will sustain his people. It is also seen as a symbol of hope and of ethnic and gender-preference tolerance. Comedian/actor Richard Pryor's daughter, Rain. See also Iris.
Rainbow has 1 variant: Rain.Kreatif forms:
(female) Raibow, Raybow, ..
(male) Rainby, Rainroy, ..
How popular is Rainbow?
Rainbow is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#37881 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Iris (#245 in 2014) and Rain (#1952) are the prominent varying forms of Rainbow (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Rainbow were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (average #1098). Iris is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Rainbow and related names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)