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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 20 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Hebrew, Scottish

Meaning: Grace, Doe, Ewe, Graceful

Pronunciation: Ray, reɪ, R EY

Popularity Rank: #11,622

On this page:

  • 1. Rae Meaning
  • 2. Rae Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Rae
  • 4. Translations of Rae
  • 5. Rae Name Popularity
  • 6. Rae popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Rae
  • 8. Rae Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Rae

Rae Meaning

Rae is a shortened form of the name Rachel or Raymond, meaning 'ewe' in Scottish Gaelic. It can also mean 'grace' or 'wise protector'.

Rae also means "Grace, Doe, Ewe, Graceful, Wise protector".

Rae is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, and 67 more countries.

Rae Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Ray

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): reɪ

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R EY

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Rae

Rae Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Rae is recorded 4,201 times globally, ranking it as the 11,622th most common name worldwide.

Rae is most prevalent in United States of America, with 2,116 occurrences, making it the 1,721th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Rae is found among 1 in every 851 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Rae Popularity by Country

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United States of America#1,7211 : 855
United Kingdom#1,5981 : 851
Canada#1,9451 : 1,437
South Africa#5,8061 : 10,064
Singapore#3,1111 : 5,539
Malaysia#10,2831 : 20,521
Saudi Arabia#23,0811 : 33,630
Hong Kong#4,0391 : 6,734
Nigeria#9,1651 : 18,704
Philippines#1,9261 : 4,414
China#1,5891 : 4,046
Taiwan#2,1561 : 6,648
United Arab Emirates#19,6101 : 36,857
France#27,4991 : 50,153
Ireland#3,0761 : 3,872
Netherlands#12,1971 : 15,808

List of countries the name Rae is rarely found

Rae popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Rae from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Rae

  • Rae Allen is a Actor from US.
  • Rae Anderson is a Player from Australia.
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    Rae Anderson (athlete) is a Sport from Australia.
  • Rae Ann Kelsch is a Politician from US.
  • Rae Anstee is a Nurse from Australia.
  • Rae Armantrout is a Poet from US.
  • Rae Baker is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Berger is a Actor from US.
  • Rae Blaemire is a Baseball from US.
  • Rae Bridgman is a Writer from Canada.
  • Rae Bryant is a Writer from US.
  • Rae Carruth is a Football from US.
  • Rae Carson is a Novelist from US.
  • Rae Crowther is a Football from US.
  • Rae Dalven is a Translator from US.
  • Rae Dawn Chong is a Actor from Canada.
  • Rae Desmond Jones is a Poet from Australia.
  • Rae Drake is a Football from US.
  • Rae Earl is a Diarist from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Eddie is a Politician from Canada.
  • Rae Else-Mitchell
    Rae Else-Mitchell is a Judge from Australia.
  • Rae Elson is a Communist from US.
  • Rae Featherstone is a Architect from Australia.
  • Rae Foley is a Writer from US.
  • Rae German is a Football from Canada.
  • Rae Heint is a Artist from Australia.
  • Rae Hendrie is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Hull is a Journalist from Canada.
  • Rae Ingram is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Jenkins is a Conductor from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Johnson is a Painter from Canada.
  • Rae Johnstone is a Jockey from Australia.
  • Rae Joyce is a Artist from New Zealand.
  • Rae Kidd is a Actor from US.
  • Rae L. Egbert is a Politician from US.
  • Rae Landy is a Nurse from US.
  • Rae Langton is a Philosopher from Australia.
  • Rae Lin D'Alie
    Rae Lin D'Alie is a Basket from US.
  • Rae Linda Brown is a Music from US.
  • Rae Luckock is a Politician from Canada.
  • Rae Lynn Job is a Politician from US.
  • Rae McGrath is a Campaign from United Kingdom.
  • Rae McKaig is a Navy from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Morris is a Singer from United Kingdom.
  • Rae Natalie Prosser de Goodall is a Biologist from Argentina.
  • Rae Norman is a Actor from US.
  • Rae O'Donnell
    Rae O'Donnell is a Player from Hong Kong.
  • Rae Peppers is a Politician from US.
  • Rae Perlin is a Painter from Canada.
  • Rae Ross is a Football from Canada.

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Rae Name Poster

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