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Rayna

Rayna

Rayna has many cultural origin stories, ranging from classical Latin culture to Jewish culture. It is a beautiful name with a regal feel, however. This has assisted Rayna to become almost a top 700 option in America.

Meaning of the name Rayna:

Hebrew: song of the Lord, clean, pure
Spanish: queen
Bulgarian: queen
Latin: queen

Origin of the name Rayna:

The baby name Rayna is one with multicultural origins. It is a Bulgarian and Latin translation of the baby name Regina, which is the feminine form of Rex. In Hebrew, Rayna comes from the Yiddish word “rein.”

Symbolism of the name Rayna:

When considering the Latin and Spanish background of Reyna, you must consider the original root word “regere.” This word translates to “to rule.” The Yiddish word “rein” that Rayna may come from, however, means “clean,” “pure,” or “song.”

Baby name Rayna

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Style of the name Rayna:

Classical

Gender of the name Rayna:

Rayna is a name intended for baby girls with a regal feel.

Pronunciation of the name Rayna:

RAY-nuh

Number of syllables in the name Rayna:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Rayna:

Rayna feels strong and powerful. It still feels regal and noble too.

Alternative spellings for the name Rayna:

  • Reina
  • Raina
  • Reyna 
  • Raena
  • Reana
  • Rainna

Nicknames for the name Rayna:

Popularity of the name Rayna:

Rayna was a top 1,000 name for one year in 1976 at rank 914, then it came back on the list in 1996 and again in 1999. After 1999, it remained a top 1,000 name until 2020. As of 2020, it is almost a top 700 name at rank 702.

Related names for the name Rayna:

Great middle names for Rayna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Rayna:

  • Rayna Terziyska (folk singer from Bulgaria)
  • Rayna Knyaginya (revolutionary from Bulgaria)
  • Rayna Gellert (folk fiddler)

Raynas in popular culture:

  • Rayna James (character from “Nashville”)
  • Rayna Boyanov (character from “Spy”)
  • Rayna Cruz (character from “The Vampire Diaries”)
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