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Gender: F Origin of Ray: Diminutive of Rachel or Raymond; word name

Most female Rays used to spell their names Rae, but now the Ray Charles, ray-of-sunshine way is cool for both genders.

Famous People Named Ray

Ray Ling Song, daughter of American journalist Lisa Ling
Miley Ray Cyrus, American singer/actress
Mabel Ray (b. 2012), daughter of actor Bruce Willis
Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of singer-songwriter Billy Joel

Pop Culture References for the name Ray