Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: trust; lightning, thunder
Related Names: Ray
Sounds Like: Raj, Rae, Rei, Roi
Similar Names: Cai, Hai, Dai, Ras, Jai, Kai, Rabi, Rad, Rafi, Rain, Ram, Rami, Ravi, Rab
Rai \rai\ as a boy's name is pronounced RYE-ee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Rai is "trust; lightning, thunder". Also a Spanish short form of Raimundo.
For more information, see also the related name Ray.
Baby names that sound like Rai are Raj, Rae, Rei and Roi. Other similar baby names are Cai, Hai, Dai, Ras, Jai, Kai, Rabi, Rad, Rafi, Rain, Ram, Rami, Ravi and Rab.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Rai.
Rai is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)