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Name Ray

Origin:From Old High German words for advice and protection, protectorTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Raymond
US 2015 rank:#711     ... 711:Kaysen, 712:Layne, 713:Ray, 714:Zain, 715:Crew ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Cay, Cay, Fay, Gray, Jay, Kay, Kay, Kay, May, May     Details
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About Raymond/Ramona, the group of names with the same origin as Ray

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic dithematic name
Words:ragin = the advice  Old High German
 munt = the protection, the protector  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Ramón Paraguay 2014,  4:Ramona Paraguay 2014,  11:Raimundo Brazil 2013,  15:Raymond England+Wales 1934,  34:Ramóna Hungary 2009,  41:Ramon Switzerland/German 2000,  89:Rajmund Hungary 2003,  147:Ray USA 1960-1969,  678:Raymundo USA 1994
Somehow related to:Reiko
Old/original forms:Raginmund Old High German
Name variants:Raimunda, Raimunde, Ramona, Ramóna, Raymonde, Raimond, Raimondo, Raimund, Raimundo, Rajmund, Ramon, Ramón, Ray, Raymond, Raymundo, Rei, Reimund   Sortable list   Details
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USA decadesGraph1990-1999 393,  1980-1989 276,  1960-1969 147
USA yearlyGraph2015 711,  2014 733,  2013 674,  2012 722,  2011 681,  2010 662,  2009 670,  2008 656,  2007 635,  2006 560,  2005 563,  2004 576,  2003 617,  2002 580,  2001 573,  2000 515,  1999 513,  1998 489,  1997 483,  1996 484,  1995 454,  1994 4051993 412