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Boy Names Starting with Ray-

Ray- baby names and what they mean, with 13 results. Ray- names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 1.44%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.1%, 93%), with names such as Raymond becoming less in vogue. Raybon (top 12%) and Rayon (21%) are familiar Ray- last names. Here is the list of Ray- names for girls.

Ray- names

Ray - Rayven

Ray and variantsRay1, var. Rayce, Rayder, Raydon, Raye, Rayford, Raynell1, Raylen
Source fr. English, Old German. "Protecting hands." Adoption of Rayford and forms peaked in the 1890s and is now lower, with Ray falling out of fashion.

Rayburn and variantsRayburn, var. Rayborn, Raybourne, Rayburne
Origin fr. Old English word. "Roe-deer brook." Rayburn (upper 3%), Rayborn (9%), like Reyburn (upper 22%), Rhaburn (88%), are popular -rn suffix surnames.

Ramon and variantsRayman, Raymon
Forms of Ramon. Derivative of Spanish word. Raymon is commonly used as a baby name compared to Rayman.

Raymond and variantsRaymond, var. Ray2, Rayment, Raymondo, Raymund, Raymunde, Raymundo
Root fr. Old German. "Protecting hands." Ray (top 11%), Raymond (3%) and Raymundo (64%) are frequently occurring first names, whereas Rayment, Raymondo, Raymund and Raymunde are scarcely used.

Raynald, Rayniero
Var. of Reginald. Stems fr. Latin language. "Ruler's advisor." Raynald and Rayniero are not often used as boys' names.

Form of Reynold. From Latin word. "Ruler's advisor." Raynaldo is an unusual male name. See also Ranald.

Var. of Reynard. Root fr. Old German, Old French words. "Strong decision; fox." Adoption of Raynard was well-received during 1960-1969. See also Raynald.

Rayne1, Raynes
Forms of Raines. Origin fr. English element. .. Actor Claud Rains. Rayne and Raynes were not among 2015's Top names.

Rayner1, Raynor1
Var. of Ragnar. Derived fr. Old Norse. "Judgment warrior." Rayner and Raynor are rare as boys' names.

Rayner2, Raynier
Forms of Rainer. Stems fr. Old German. "Deciding warrior." Raymier is a slightly favored boys' name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ray- names: Ray, Rayburn, Rayce, Rayford, Raylen

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ray- names: Raymon, Raymond, Raymundo, Raynaldo, Raynard, Rayshawn

Raynor and variantsRaynor2, var. Ray3, Raynar, Rayne2, Raynell2, Rayner3, Raynord
Source fr. Old German word. "Deciding warrior." Usage of Raynor and variants as children's names in 2015 was 13.7% less than 10 years ago.

Rashaun and variantsRayshaun, Rayshawn
Forms of Rashaun. Root fr. American language. Blend of Ray and Shawn, or .. Rayshawn is familiar as a birth name compared to Rayshaun.

Rayven, Rayvin
Forms of Raven. From English word. .. Suitable for a black haired or .. Rayven and Rayvin were not Top birth names in 2015.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ray- names for boys.

1. Ray - Rayven
Ray [Raye, Rayce, Raydon, Raylen, Rayder, Raynell, Rayford], Rayburn [Rayborn, Rayburne, Raybourne], Ramon [Rayman, Raymon], Raymond [Ray, Rayment, Raymund, Raymunde, Raymundo, Raymondo], Reginald [Raynald, Rayniero], Reynold [Raynaldo], Reynard [Raynard], Raines [Rayne, Raynes], Ragnar [Rayner, Raynor], Rainer [Rayner, Raynier], Raynor [Ray, Rayne, Rayner, Raynar, Raynell, Raynord], Rashaun [Rayshaun, Rayshawn], Raven [Rayven, Rayvin]

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