Raya Origin and Meaning
The name Raya is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "friend".
More unusual alternative to Maya, Raya will likely rise even more in popularity due to the introduction of the newest Disney Princess from the 2021 film Raya and the Last Dragon. Read more about Raya and other Disney Princess Names in our featured blog.
# 402 in the US
Raya Rank in US Top 1000
# 570 on Nameberry
Raya Rank in Nameberry Top 1000
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Famous People Named Raya
- Raya Shpigel DunayevskayaRussian,American Marxist philosopher
- Raya AbirachedLebanese TV personality
- Raya "GirlGoneGamer" YouTube personality
- RayaBella Bohra (b. 2017), daughter of actor Karanvir Bohra and Teejay Sindhu; twin of sister Vienna
Raya in Pop Culture
- Rayacharacter on TV's "Smallville"
- Raya is Spanish for "stripe."
- As a Hindu namethis can be spelled Rayya.
- "Raya and the Last Dragon" upcoming animated Disney movie