Why Ray Rocks?

What secrets hide behind “Ray” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!

is for romp, you know how to have fun!
is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
is for yearn, your innermost desires.

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?

Secret Meaning of Ray

Secret Meaning of Ray 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.

Heart Desire of Ray 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.

Personality of Ray 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.

Wacky Ray 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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Is The Name Ray Popular?

Popularity of Ray in the U.S. “Ray” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Louisiana as reported in the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only nine babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2005. A total of only 428 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.

What’s Next?

Proud of the name Ray 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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