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What does Raylene mean?

Raylene Pronunciation of Raylene [ray-lene] as a girls' name is a Hebrew, Latin and English name, and Raylene means "ewe; queen". Raylene is an alternate form of Rae (Hebrew): short variation of Rachel. Raylene is also a variation of Raina (Latin). Raylene is also used as a derivative of Ray (Hebrew) and Rayann (English).

Associated with: queen.


Raylene has 11 variants: Raelaine, Raeleen, Raelene, Raelyn, Raelynn, Raelynne, Raleine, Rayleen, Rayleine, Rayline and Raylynn.

23 more alternative forms via Rae, Raina, Ray, Rayann: Raeanne, Raedine, Raelani, Raelee, Raelena, Raelina, Raene, Raine, Rainee, Rayana, Rayanna, Raycine, Raye, Rayeann, Rayette, Rayla, Raylina, Rayna, Rayne, Raynell, Raynelle, Rayney and Rayona.

Creative forms:
(female) Railene, Relene, ..

(male) Raylero, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raylene Aryah (R.A.), ..

How popular is Raylene?

Raylene is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2932 out of 4276, Top 69%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Raylene was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1361 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raylene name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raylene outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Raelynn (#177 in recent rankings), Raelyn (#340), Rayna (#724), Raina (#924), Rayne (#1028), Raylynn (#1248), Raelee (#1963), Raye, Raine, Raelene, Rae, Ray and Rayanna are the prominent alternative forms of Raylene. Other variants, like Raycine, are seldom used. These relations of Raylene were at the apex of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.2%), except for forms such as Rae which have become somewhat outmoded. The trendier girl names in this list are Raelynn, Raelyn, Rayna, Raina and Rayne.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raylene, Rae, Raelee, Raelene, Raelyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raelynn, Raina, Raine, Ray, Rayanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raye, Raylynn, Rayna, Rayne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Raylene is alike in pronunciation to Roelene, Roeline, Rolene, Roline, Rollene, Rolline, Rolyne and Royalene. Other recommended names are Baylee, Cailene, Carlene, Caylee, Caylen, Dalene, Darlene, Darylene, Earlene, Fayline, Gaylen (see Gayle), Gaylene, Gayline, Harlene, Haylee, Jaylee, Jaylene, Kaelene, Kailene, Kalene, Karlene, Kaylee, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kylene, Marlene, Maylene, Mylene, Paulene, Randene, Raynee, Rayven, Rayvenne, Rylee, Rylina, Shaylene, Talene and Valene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Raylene.

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