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(See: Water Names)
8 Rain names and what they mean, for rain for baby girls, listing 1-8.
Ara .. (Persian) "Brings rain." ..
Jorah .. (Hebrew) "First rain or autumn rain." .. In Israel, at the end of the drought season with the return of the rain, people drop what they are doing and run into the street shouting "Jorah!" ..
Liana .. Name of a vine common to tropical rain forests ..
Noelani .. Noe (noh-AY) means "mist, misty rain".
Raina .. Modern use also refers to rain from the sky.
Rima .. Literary: in Hudson's "Green Mansions", Rima was an elusive maiden of the South American rain forest who spoke the language of animals and birds.
Tulia .. Of uncertain meaning, though it may be related to the Etruscan word "tul", which refers to a heavy rain or downpour ..
Ara, Liana, Raina and Rima are commonly used names, while Jorah, Noelani, Rainbow and Tulia are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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