What does Bray mean?
Bray [bray] as a boys' name is of Cornish and Old French origin, and the meaning of Bray is "hill; borderland". English surname from Cornish bre "hill". In English, the name also means "cry out" as in donkeys bray.
Bray has 1 variant: Brae.
Bray has 1 feminine form: Braylee.Creative forms:
(male) Baray, Brar, ..
(female) Brayan, Braye, .. Middle name pairings:
Bray Frankie (B.F.), ..
How popular is Bray?
Bray is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#923 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Bray for boys. Bray has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Bray is alike in pronunciation to Bri and Brye. Other recommended names are Ban, Bar, Barak, Barny, Barry▼, Bax, Bay, Baz, Beal, Bear, Beaty, Berky, Berny, Berry▼, Berty, Bijay, Birky, Birly, Birny (see Birney), Blayr, Bly, Boas, Boaz, Bogy, Borak, Brad▼, Bradd, Bradly▼, Brady, Braedy, Brahm, Braidy, Brain, Bram, Bramm, Bran, Brand, Branly, Brant, Brauly, Bravo, Brawly, Bren, Bret▼, Brian▼, Brily (see Briley), Brit, Broc, Brody, Brok, Bryan▼, Bryn, Burty, Byram, Byran, Clay▼, Day, Dray, Fay▼, Gay, Gray, Imray, Jaray, Jay▼, Kay▼, Klay, Laray, Moray, Ray▼, Shay, Tay, Way and Wray. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bray.See names in meaning and etymology.