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Among a small shower of rain-related names, this pure version can have a cool, refreshing image.

Richard Pryor named his now-grown daughter Rain, and Rain is also one of the nature-named Phoenix family siblings. More recently, 24 actress Marisol Nichols named her daughter Rain India.

Rain also makes a nice nature middle name--Brooke Burke called her daughter Heaven Rain.

If you want to embellish this simply spelling (and alter the meaning), you might also consider Raine, Raina, Rainn, Rayne, Reine or Reign, the middle name of Willow Smith. Or you could take the Holly Madison route all the way to Rainbow.

Famous People Named Rain

Rain Phoenix (born Rain Joan of Arc Bottom), American actress/musician

Pop Culture References for the name Rain

Oziandra "Rain" RainaryIn, daughter of Elphaba in Gregory Maguire's Wicked series
Rain Leary, character in video game "The Sims 3 Moonlight Bay"
Rain, character in "Sasquatch in the Paint" by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld

Rainnie, Raine, Reign

Rain's International Variations

Yagmur (Turkish) Matar (Arabic) Chuva (Portuguese) Sade (Finnish) Ame (Japanese)