Gender: Female Meaning of Rainey: "queen" Origin of Rainey: Word name or diminutive of Regina, Latin

Rainey Origin and Meaning

The name Rainey is a girl's name of English origin meaning "queen".

Has an old-time country feeling, perhaps due to Ma Rainey, considered the "Mother of the Blues". This is the most popular spelling of the name, given to about 50 girls last year, with half as many called Rainy and a quarter named Rainie, the spelling used by Andie MacDowell for her now-grown daughter.

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Rainey Whitaker Says:


I was named after a back-up singer in my dad's band.

Marlz81 Says:


My daughter is Rayna..Nickname Raynie.

mabespark Says:


This is just too cutesy for my taste. (I've known a girl named this who was related to a Stormi.)