What does Rayne mean?
Rayne [rayne] as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Rayne) is of Latin derivation, and the name Rayne means "queen; counsel; song". Rayne is an alternate spelling of Raina (Latin): transcription of Regina (Latin). Rayne is also a derivative of Rayna (Scandinavian, Israeli).
Associated with: queen.
(female) Rayse, Rone, ..
(male) Rayned, Rayre, .. Middle name pairings:
Rayne Evalyn (R.E.), ..
How popular is Rayne?
Rayne is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#35106 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Rayne entered the list in 1998 and reached its highest position of #806 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #1028 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Reyna (#710 from recent data), Rayna (#724), Raina (#924), Reina (#952), Raya (#1214), Raylene and Raine are the popular related forms of Rayne (#1028 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Rayne reached its highest less than a decade ago (median #1163) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1194, ▼4%). Reyna is more familiar than the rest, although Raina seems to be gaining favor too.
Rayne▲ is pronounced similarly to Raeann, Raeanne, Rain, Rayeann, Reanne, Reeanne, Reene, Reine, Renne, Rheanne, Rhiane, Rhyan, Rian, Riane, Riann, Rianne, Riayn, Roanne, Ryan▲, Ryane, Ryann▲, Ryanne, Ryen, Ryenne and Rynn. Other suggested similar names are Alayne, Alyne, Blayne, Brayne, Dafne, Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawne, Dayne, Dwayne, Elayne, Faune, Fawne, Hanne, Jane▼, Janne, Jayne▼, Karyne, Keyne, Laine, Lane, Layne, Marne, Nadyne, Paine, Payne, Rae▼, Ramee, Ramie, Rana, Ranae, Ranee, Rani, Ranna, Ravyn, Rawnie, Ray▼, Rayana, Raycine, Raye, Rayla, Rayma, Rayona, Rayven, Rayzel, Rene▼, Rolyne, Royce and Zanne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rayne.See names in meaning and etymology.