Gender / Sex: girl
Related Names: Raina
Sounds Like: Ray, Raye, Rhaya, Reya, Roya
Similar Names: Haya, Daya, Jaya, Kaya, Maya, Rayna, Rayma, Rafa, Raja, Rama, Rana, Rayla, Rasya, Taya
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8255
Raya \ra-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced RAY-ah. It is of Israeli origin, and the meaning of Raya is "friend".
For more information, see also the related name Raina.
Baby names that sound like Raya are Ray, Raye, Rhaya, Reya and Roya. Other similar baby names are Haya, Daya, Jaya, Kaya, Maya, Rayna, Rayma, Rafa, Raja, Rama, Rana, Rayla, Rasya and Taya.
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Raya is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8255 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)