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What does Rayna mean?

Rayna Pronunciation of Rayna [ray-na] as a girls' name is pronounced RAY-nah. It is of Scandinavian and Israeli origin, and the meaning of Rayna is "counsel; song".

Associated with: scandinavian, israeli.


Rayna has 5 variants: Raina, Rayne, Raynee, Reina and Reyna.

Affiliated girl names: Rae and Rani.

Creative forms:
(female) Rayba, Rayra, ..

(male) Rayno, Rayre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rayna Laney (R.L.), ..

How popular is Rayna?

Rayna is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2274 out of 4276, Top 53%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#97384 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rayna entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #724 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Reyna (#710 via latest list), Raina (#924), Reina (#952), Rayne (#1028) and Rae are the popular varying forms of Rayna (#724 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Rayna reached the height of their popularity in 2011 (usage of 0.1%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 0.1%), but with the form Rae going out of style. The trendier names for newborns in this list are Rayna, Reyna, Reina, Raina and Rayne.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rayna, Rae, Raina, Rayne, Reina, Reyna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rayna is alike in pronunciation to Raeanna, Raenah, Rainah, Rainee, Rainey, Rainy, Ranay, Ranee, Rania, Rawnie, Rayney, Rayona, Reanna, Reena, Renae, Rennae, Renny, Reyney, Rhiana, Riana, Rianna, Rionna, Ronae, Ronni and Ryanna. Other suggested similar names are Alyna, Byna, Canna, Dahna, Dayana, Dayna, Dyna, Eanna, Edyna, Faina, Gayna, Hajna, Hana, Ianna, Iryna, Jaina, Janna, Jayna, Karna, Lanna, Lyna, Mayana, Nadyna, Nyna, Raene, Rain, Raine, Raisa, Rama, Rasja, Raula, Ravina, Ray, Raya, Rayann, Raye, Rayla, Raylina, Rayma, Riayn, Robyna, Rubyna, Rynn, Sabyna (see Sabina), Saryna, Tana, Teyna, Vana, Vyna and Zayna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rayna.

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