What secrets hide behind “Ray” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Ray” is of English and Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Yar.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Rya.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Ray’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Ray is a name that represents a tendency to exhibit extremes in terms of material success. You are either possessing a great deal of good fortune or none at all. It is your birthright to rule an enterprise – that is, if you are up to the challenge. Balance and power are the two words that describe you.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Ray, they perceive you as someone who is mysterious, independent, and respectable. Others see you as an intellectual and an aristocrat. Being well-dressed increases your confidence and dignity. People see you as being analytical with keen observation.
You have a deep well of feelings and intense inner world. Energetic, thorough, kind-natured, and perfectionist are some of the words that can describe you. You have an excellent work ethic. Find a way to express and develop your latent talents.
Your most likely vocation: administrator, supervisor, industrialist, builder, politician, printer, publisher, engineer, philosopher, social scientist, public speaker, leader in commerce or travel and tourism.
Lucky colors: Dark colors such as dark blue, gray, purple, or black
Lucky gem(s): Black diamond or pearl, any dark-colored stone
Lucky day(s): Thursday
Lucky botanicals: Marsh mallow, angelica, shephered's purse, ragwort, celery, gravel root
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“Ray” is the 63rd most popular baby boy’s name in Arizona as reported in the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 29 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1944. A total of 2,951 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1957 with a total of 3,412 babies. That’s a lot of baby Rays.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Ray” was recorded 207,863 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Rays to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 198,909.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 150 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #95 nationwide and was registered 142 times as a baby boy’s name. Ray became a popular boy’s name in the state of Idaho in the year 1911. It ranked #12 with 11 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1956 in the state of Texas with 388 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of New Mexico for 61 years from 1913 to 1975 (may not be consecutive).
For the past three decades (1989 to 2018), the name “Ray” was recorded 13,251 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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