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

Meaning and Origin of the name Rayna:

Rayna is a beautiful girl's name with several origins including Spanish and Hebrew. Rayna means “queen,” “song of the Lord,” “clean,” and “pure.”

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 (meaning “king”). The connection to the name Rex gives Rayna the meaning of “queen.” In Hebrew, Rayna comes from the Yiddish name Reina, which is a name for spiritual and ritual purity.

Symbolism of the name Rayna:

Reyna is derived from the Latin and Spanish root word regere (meaning “to rule”). Rayna is a variant spelling of the Yiddish name Reina, which refers to spiritual purity. Thus, Rayna is a name for someone who is a great leader, who rules, and who is spiritual.

Nicknames for the name Rayna:

This beautiful girl's name has many equally beautiful nicknames. To help you find the right nickname for your daughter, check out the list below. We compiled a list of the common and not so common nicknames for the name Rayna.

Baby name Rayna


Style of the name Rayna:


Gender of the name Rayna:

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

Pronunciation of the name Rayna:


Number of syllables in the name Rayna:


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

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.

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