US Popularity:737
Other Origin(s):Latin, Bulgarian
Meaning:friend; queen
Raya is a baby girl name of mixed origins. Coming from the Hebrew word rea', also spelled rêaʻ, meaning "friend," the name Raya can symbolize a beautiful bond between you and your new baby girl. Raya can also act as a nickname of Rayna, a Bulgarian form of the Latin Regina, meaning "queen." Between being a fabulous queen and a loyal friend, Raya is also a breathtaking town in India, Indonesia, and Nepal. With a name like Raya, baby is sure to find her kingdom in no time.

Raya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Raya is currently #151 on The Bump
Girl:Raya is currently #112 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Raya is currently #737 in U.S. births
Girl:Raya is currently #353 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 48
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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