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What does Raye mean?

Raye \ra-ye\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Raye) is a form of Rae: short form of Rachel (Hebrew) "ewe". Raye is also a variation of Ray.


Variations

Raye has 25 related forms via Rae, Ray: Raeann, Raeanna, Raeanne, Raedell, Raedine, Raelaine, Raelani, Raelee, Raeleen, Raelena, Raelene, Raelina, Raella, Raelyn, Raelynn, Raelynne, Raenisha, Rayette, Rayla, Raylene, Raylina, Rayma, Rayna, Raynelle and Rayona.


Popularity

Raye is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2605 out of 4276, Top 61%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#25185 out of 88799, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent alternative forms of Raye (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Raelynn (#267 the previous year), Raelyn (#410), Rayna (#836), Rae and Ray. Usage of these girl names was at its highest in 2013 and is almost as widespread today, but with the versions Ray and Rae becoming less in vogue. Raelynn (#267) and Raelyn (#410) are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this list. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Raye and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rae, Raelyn, Raelynn, Ray, Rayna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raye and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Raye is alike in pronunciation to Raya, Ree, Reya, Rhae, Rhaya, Rie, Roya, Rue and Rye. Other recommended similar baby names are Caye, Faye, Gaye, Jaye, Kaye, Maye and Rayne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Raye.

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