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Gender: Female Meaning of Rayna: "song of the Lord" Origin of Rayna: Hebrew Rayna's Popularity in 2018: #701

Rayna Origin and Meaning

The name Rayna is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "song of the Lord".

This spelling of the name has ties to Hebrew, Slavic, and Scandinavian cultures, in addition to being another alternative to Reina and Reyna. It is most recently attached to hit television show Nashville's Rayna Jaymes, played by Connie Britton.

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Popularity

Rank in US: #701

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Pop Culture References for the name Rayna

Reyna, Raina, Raine, Raynette, Reyne, Raynell, Rana, Reyney

Comments

Starelli Says:

2017-07-23T01:26:35

I like the name but I prefer it with an 'i'

Inquisitor Says:

2016-08-28T08:04:29

Another Rayna joining the conversation? What a surprise!

So, in complete honesty I actually disliked my name for the first half of my eighteen years of life. I was told that it was a combination name, originally; a smush of my fathers and mothers middle names, and it was actually supposed to be spelled 'Rayné' with the accent and everything, to add in that extra bit of creativity, but my mother misspelled it or something and I wound up with an 'A' instead. But apparently, they were late to the party, on both spellings.

After finding my name online I actually began liking it more, since it felt more historical and nostalgic then some smushed name my parents invented. So, in short, I would recommend this name. It has that sorta-kinda nature sound with a handful of lovely meanings that come with each cultural connection, people also seem to love it; since I have yet to meet someone that hasn't complimented it in some way or another, despite the need to spell it every time.

Nozomi Says:

2016-01-26T03:52:15

This name is pretty :)

Rayna Says:

2015-08-25T17:28:04

Rayna is my name and I love it

epowell Says:

2015-02-21T02:12:49

I really like this name, this spelling, and this meaning. Funny, when spelled different it has different origins and meaning.

Marlz81 Says:

2014-12-18T22:28:55

My daughter is rayna..love it. She has the nick names Rayn & Raynie :)

your mother Says:

2014-11-17T02:20:23

My name is Rayna ut my parents spelt it Raynar

Melody Says:

2014-11-13T00:14:19

I like the name but prefer the spelling 'Reyna"

Guest Says:

2014-11-12T22:54:15

this has my fam's seal of approval. :D I don't have to fight for this one! :P

Alicia1 Says:

2014-09-19T04:44:26

I have liked this name since I was a child. It still sounds pretty to me.