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Girl Name: Raina

Name: Raina
Pronunciation: \ra(i)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: queen
Origin: Modern
Sounds Like: Rina, Rain, Rana, Ranna
Variant forms: Raenah, Raene, Rainah, Raine, Rainee, Rainey, Rainelle, Rainy, Raleine, Raya, Rayann, Rayette, Rayleine, Raylene, Raylina, Rayline, Rayna, Rayne, Rayney, Raynelle, Raynetta, Reina, Reyna, Reyney
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2308
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 45766

Description

Raina \ra(i)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced RAY-nah. Variant of Regina (Latin) or Reine (French), meaning "queen". Also feminine form of Ray (Old German) "wise guardian". May also be used as a short form of Lorraina and Lorraine. Modern use also refers to rain from the sky.

Raina has 24 variant forms: Raenah, Raene, Rainah, Raine, Rainee, Rainey, Rainelle, Rainy, Raleine, Raya, Rayann, Rayette, Rayleine, Raylene, Raylina, Rayline, Rayna, Rayne, Rayney, Raynelle, Raynetta, Reina, Reyna and Reyney.

Baby names that sound like Raina are Rina, Rain, Rana and Ranna.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Raina.

Popularity

Raina is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2308 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#45766 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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