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

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.

Famous People Named Rainey

Rainey Qualley, daughter of American actress Andie MacDowell
Rainey Haynes, American rock singer
Ma Rainey, blues singer

Pop Culture References for the name Rainey

Rainie, Raini, Rainee, Rainy