US Popularity:5986
Other Origin(s):Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Latin
Meaning:Friend, companion; King; Ray of light; Light; Beautiful; Clever
Rei is a gender-neutral name with a multi-faceted definition, depending on its origin. In Hebrew traditions, the name means “friend” and “my companion,” which is sure to be true for you and baby. Rei was also a loyal follower and supporter of David in the Torah, giving further insight into the cute name’s etymology. It can also come from the Portuguese and Spanish word rey, meaning "king," and the Old French and Latin name Ray, meaning "ray of light." In Japanese, Rei can have a variety of meanings, depending on which kanji is sused to write it. Some of the more popular translations include "light," "beautiful," or "clever." Pretty Rei can be perfect for parents who wish to honor baby's Japanese roots, celebrate their Jewish faith, or make them feel like dazzling royalty. Whatever your preferred description, Rei is a beautiful choice for your little pal.

Rei Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rei is currently #1083 on The Bump
Boy:Rei is currently #788 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Rei is currently #595 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rei is currently #5986 in U.S. births
Boy:Rei is currently #11428 in U.S. births
Girl:Rei is currently #8880 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1587
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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