Ray m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Ray f for the female version.

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Short form of English names beginning with Ray- (see RAGN) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Rae
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Rai
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Swedish
Ray
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Rey
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Combinations

For combinations see RAGN (name element)

Cognates

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ray
Genitive: Rays
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ray
Genitive: Rayn
Partitive: Rayta / Raytä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ray
Genitive: Rays
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ray
Genitive: Rays

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
201 606 6 45 195 561
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
282
n.a.
10
n.a.
272
Norway Norway[6]
81
n.a.
5
n.a.
76
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
36
n.a.
2
n.a.
34
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
2 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ray.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/