What does Rai mean?
Affiliated boy name: Ray.
(male) Raid, Rame, ..
(female) Rada, Rais, .. Middle name pairings:
Rai Brayson (R.B.), ..
How popular is Rai?
Rai is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#13290 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Rai (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Ray (#713 in 2015). Adoption of this relation of Rai was at its highest during 1890-1899 (#55) and has become much diminished since (#713, down 94%), with Ray becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Rai is pronounced similarly to Rae, Raye, Rei, Reigh, Reo, Rey▲, Rio, Roe, Roi, Row, Rowe, Roy▼, Ruy, Rye, Ryu, Ryuu and Wray. Other suggested similar names are Cai, Dai, Hai, Jai, Kai▲, Rab, Rabi, Rad, Rafi, Rain, Raj, Ram, Rami, Ras and Ravi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rai.See names in meaning and etymology.