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What does Wray mean?

Wray Pronunciation of Wray [wray] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Wray is "dweller in the corner". Place name.

Associated with: norse.


Creative forms:
(male) Teray, Waray, ..


Middle name pairings:
Wray Aaryan (W.A.), ..

How popular is Wray?

Wray is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#2257 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Wray was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #1877 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Wray is pronounced similarly to Rae, Rai, Ray, Raye, Rey, Roy and Ruy. Other recommended names are Arjay, Bay, Bray, Clay, Day, Dray, Fay, Gay, Gray, Imray, Jaray, Jay, Kay, Klay, Laray, Moray, Shay, Tay, Wat, Way and Wayn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wray.

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