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Rayce

What does Rayce mean?

Rayce Pronunciation of Rayce [rayce] as a name for boys means "protecting hands". Rayce is an alternate form of Ray (English, Old German) with the suffix -ce.

Associated with: protecting (defender).

Variations

Rayce has 1 variant: Raice.

Rayce has 7 more relations via Ray: Rae, Rai, Rayder, Raydon, Raye, Raylen and Raynell.

Creative forms:
(male) Rayre, Ryce, ..

(female) Rayre, Rayza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rayce Brodie (R.B.), ..

How popular is Rayce?

Rayce is an unusual given name for men. Rayce is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name history of Rayce for boys. Rayce was first listed in 2005 and reached its highest position of #1750 in the U.S. in the year 2012, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the history of Rayce and corresponding names. Ray (#713 via latest list), Raylen (#1549) and Rae are the popular varying forms of Rayce rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rai, are seldom used. These forms of Rayce reached the height of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 0.3%) and are now significantly less popular, with the form Ray becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rayce, Rae, Ray, Raylen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rayce is pronounced similarly to Ras, Reece, Reese, Reyes, Rhys, Rice, Roice, Rosse and Royce. Other recommended names are Boyce, Bryce, Cace, Cayce, Chayce, Dace, Dyce, Hoyce, Jace, Jaice, Jayce, Lance, Mace, Pace, Paice, Payce, Pryce, Rabee, Rafe, Rafee, Raine, Rance, Rancel, Rane, Range, Ravee, Rayne, Rayner, Raynes, Rayven, Royle, Rye, Ryne, Tyce, Vance and Yance. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rayce.

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