Rae

Rae - A very unique female name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rae, meaning ewe, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #408. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rae and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rae? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rae. The baby girl name Rae was given to 24 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2771 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 58,885 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rae peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1914 on position 382.



Famous with this name

Rae Brown
Rae Dawn Chong
Paul Rae


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Rae is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rae is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #1,349 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,122.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rae is where you live.


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Rae origin and meaning

Rae is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means ewe. To see famous people named Rae, pop culture references for the name Rae and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rae

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rae, sorted by popularity.

Rhea / Riya / Rory / Ray / Ria / Raya / Roy / Rio / Rori / Roya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122771
20114069
20103057
20094562
20082978
20073325
20063251
20052653
20043136
20034553
20022750
20012415
20002538
19992658
19982239
19971978
19962464
19951635
19941554
19931745
19921738
19911734
19901334
19891417
19881261
19871343
19861362
19851370
19841415
19831146
19821097
19811076
19801074
1979908
19781013
19771110
19761132
1975911
1974853
1973795
1972707
1971659
1970635
1969614
1968558
1967538
1966685
1965562
1964599
1963574
1962543
1961636
1960657
1959589
1958550
1957486
1956473
1955474
1954454
1953462
1952482
1951466
1950477
1949465
1948460
1947444
1946501
1945465
1944494
1943457
1942446
1941510
1940504
1939506
1938536
1937495
1936459
1935420
1934452
1933395
1932473
1931476
1930552
1929504
1928514
1927532
1926626
1925482
1924566
1923582
1922540
1921520
1920490
1919467
1918460
1917438
1916470
1915433
1914382
1913455
1912432
1911417
1910408

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania1349
New York1902
California2122

Even more about Rae


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rae a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rae?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1914
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rae
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 58,885
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +24

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