Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related girl name Raina.
Raya is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8255 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Raya for girls. Raya reached its highest rank of #85 in Canada in 2004. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Raya and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Raina (#960) and Raya. (2014 statistics).
Raya is also pronounced similarly to Rae▼, Ray▼, Raye, Rea, Reya, Rhaya, Rhea▼, Rhia, Ria, Roya and Rye. Other suggested similar baby names are Daya, Haya, Jaya, Kaya▼, Maya▲, Rafa, Raja, Rama, Rana, Rasya, Rayla, Rayma, Rayna and Taya▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Raya.