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What does Rayne mean?

Rayne Pronunciation of Rayne [rayne] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Rayne) is an English and Old German name, and the name Rayne means "deciding warrior". Rayne is an alternate spelling of Raines (English): possibly "lord". Rayne is also a form of Raynor (Old German).

Associated with: warrior.


Rayne has 3 variants: Rain, Raine and Rane.

12 more different relations via Raines, Raynor: Ragnar, Rainer, Rainier, Rainor, Rains, Ranell, Ray, Raynar, Raynell, Rayner, Raynes and Raynord.

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

(female) Rayni, Rayse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rayne Leon (R.L.), ..

How popular is Rayne?

Rayne is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#35106 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Rayne (not ranked) is Ray (#713 via latest list). This relation of Rayne was at the apex of its popularity a century ago (#55) and is now much less popular (#713, down 94%), with Ray becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ray in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rayne is alike in pronunciation to Ren, Renne, Rian, Rien, Rion, Roan, Roane, Ron, Ronn, Roone, Royan, Rune, Ryan, Ryen, Ryne, Ryon and Ryun. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Bayne, Boyne, Caine, Carne, Chayne, Coyne, Crayne, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Duayne, Dwayne, Faine, Fane, Frayne, Gaine, Gayne, Gwayne, Janne, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Keyne, Laine, Lane, Layne, Mayne, Paine, Payne, Rabee, Rae, Rafe, Rafee, Raice, Ramone, Rance, Rand, Range, Ravee, Rayce, Rayder, Raye, Raylen, Raynier, Rayven, Rene, Reyni, Royce, Royle, Rye, Shayne, Swayne, Thayne, Vane, Wayne, Zaine and Zayne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rayne.

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