Home > Raye

Raye (girl)

What does Raye mean?

Raye Pronunciation of Raye as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Raye) is of Hebrew origin, and Raye means "ewe". Raye is an alternate form of Rae (Hebrew): nickname of Rachel. Raye is also a variation of Ray (Hebrew).



RELATED FORMS VIA RAE, RAY Raelee, Raelyn, Rayette, Rayla, Raylene, Rayma, Rayna, Rayona



Raye Karlee (R.K.), ..

How popular is Raye?

Raye is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2605 out of 4276, Top 61%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#16540 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Raye reached its highest rank of #1466 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Raye ranked in the Top 2000 are Raelyn (#327 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Rayna (#701), Rae (#1122), Raelee, Ray, Raylene and Rayma. Other forms, like Rayona, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Raye is at its highest presently (MEDIAN #1518), except for the version Ray which has fallen out of style. Raelyn and Rayna are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raye, Rae, Raelee, Raelyn, Ray in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raylene, Rayma, Rayna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Raye is alike in pronunciation to Raya, Rea, Ree, Rei, Rey, Reya, Rhae, Rhaya, Rhea, Rhia, Ria, Rie, Roya, Rue, Rui and Rye. Other recommended sound-alike names are Agye, Amye, Cadye, Caye, Faye, Gaye, Jaye, Joye, Kacye, Kaye, Maye, Raene, Rafa, Rahel, Rain, Raine, Raja, Rakel, Raley, Rama, Ramee, Ramie, Rana, Ranae, Ranee, Rani, Rasya, Raven, Ravyn, Rayne, Raynee, Rayney, Rayven, Rayzel, Razi, Reade, Renaye, Rene, Riane, Riayn, Rise, Rose, Royce, Roze, Ryane, Ryen, Sadye, Shaye, Skye and Tacye. These names tend to be less frequently used than Raye.

See names
in meaning and etymology.