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What does Rayney mean?

Rayney Pronunciation of Rayney [rayney] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Rayney means "queen". Rayney is a version of Raina (Latin): form of Regina (Latin).

Associated with: queen.


Rayney has 9 variants: Raenah, Rainah, Rainee, Rainey, Rainy, Rayna, Reina, Reyna and Reyney.

9 more different relations via Raina: Raene, Raine, Raya, Rayann, Raylene, Rayline, Rayne, Raynelle and Raynetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Ranney, Roney, ..

(male) Rayre, Rayrex, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rayney Madeline (R.M.), ..

How popular is Rayney?

Rayney is an uncommon first name for women. Rayney is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Raina (#924 last year), Raine, Raya (#1214), Raylene, Rayna (#724), Rayne (#1028), Reina (#952) and Reyna (#710) are the prominent variation forms of Rayney (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Raynelle, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Rayney was at its peak in 2011 (average #1163) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1194, down 4%). The trendier birth names here are Raina, Rayna, Rayne, Reina and Reyna. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raina, Raine, Raya, Raylene, Rayna in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Rayney is alike in pronunciation to Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Ranee, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rawnie, Rayana, Rayanna, Raynee, Rayona, Renay, Rene, Renee, Reney, Rennay, Renny, Ronay, Ronee, Ronnee, Ronney and Ronny. Other recommended names are Caycey (see Casey), Cayley, Caysey, Chayney, Dabney, Daney, Danney, Dayne, Fanney, Gayner, Hayley, Janey, Janney, Jayne, Kaycey, Kayley, Kaysey, Lainey, Laney, Layne, Layney, Marney, Maydey (see Maida), Nanney, Payne, Railey, Rain, Raley, Ramee, Ramie, Ramsey, Randy, Rawley, Raye, Rayma, Rayven, Rayzel, Reanne, Reene, Reine, Renne, Riane, Rianne, Riayn, Roanne, Romney, Ryane, Ryanne, Ryen, Rynn, Taney and Tawney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rayney.

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