US Popularity:11683
Other Origin(s):British, Irish
Meaning:Dweller in the corner; Twisted or crooked one; Of Ray
Wray is a boy’s name taken from Old Norse and Middle English. While it literally translates to “nook” or “corner,” its subsequent meaning is “dweller in the corner.” Perhaps this is because a couple of places in Lancashire and Cumberland are known by the same name, and it may be referring to someone from there. As a variant of Wrye, it can also mean “twisted or crooked one.” During the reign of Elizabeth I, the moniker traveled to Ulster and was used interchangeably in the counties of Derry and Donegal with Ray. So stop cutting corners and introduce the world to your little ray of sunshine with this twist on a classic!

Wray Name Popularity Data

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in 1989
- 5342
from 1987
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