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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rayford

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #3404 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Rayford" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 8 0 8
1900 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1903 5 0 5
1906 5 0 5
1907 8 0 8
1908 6 0 6
1909 13 0 13
1910 7 0 7
1911 13 0 13
1912 23 0 23
1913 28 0 28
1914 29 0 29
1915 44 0 44
1916 27 0 27
1917 50 0 50
1918 60 0 60
1919 79 0 79
1920 73 0 73
1921 71 0 71
1922 80 0 80
1923 78 0 78
1924 81 0 81
1925 99 0 99
1926 81 0 81
1927 93 0 93
1928 95 0 95
1929 90 0 90
1930 90 0 90
1931 80 0 80
1932 96 0 96
1933 78 0 78
1934 93 0 93
1935 91 0 91
1936 82 0 82
1937 124 0 124
1938 101 0 101
1939 88 0 88
1940 96 0 96
1941 84 0 84
1942 92 0 92
1943 103 0 103
1944 111 0 111
1945 77 0 77
1946 99 0 99
1947 105 0 105
1948 90 0 90
1949 90 0 90
1950 99 0 99
1951 96 0 96
1952 111 0 111
1953 87 0 87
1954 96 0 96
1955 89 0 89
1956 94 0 94
1957 81 0 81
1958 83 0 83
1959 56 0 56
1960 76 0 76
1961 69 0 69
1962 79 0 79
1963 61 0 61
1964 64 0 64
1965 56 0 56
1966 57 0 57
1967 71 0 71
1968 58 0 58
1969 50 0 50
1970 40 0 40
1971 52 0 52
1972 43 0 43
1973 24 0 24
1974 35 0 35
1975 36 0 36
1976 23 0 23
1977 31 0 31
1978 29 0 29
1979 35 0 35
1980 24 0 24
1981 30 0 30
1982 34 0 34
1983 22 0 22
1984 30 0 30
1985 18 0 18
1986 26 0 26
1987 22 0 22
1988 21 0 21
1989 20 0 20
1990 22 0 22
1991 23 0 23
1992 17 0 17
1993 8 0 8
1994 11 0 11
1995 7 0 7
1996 12 0 12
1997 10 0 10
1998 10 0 10
1999 11 0 11
2000 6 0 6
2001 14 0 14
2002 12 0 12
2004 10 0 10
2005 11 0 11
2006 7 0 7
2007 6 0 6
2008 10 0 10
2010 6 0 6
2011 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5
2013 6 0 6
2014 7 0 7

Want to know about the populiarty of Rayford? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,491 babies born with the name Rayford in the United States. That's more than enough Rayfords to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rayford" was in 1937 with a total of 124 babies.

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rayford" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of only 90 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Rayford popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rayford in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rayford" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rayford as well as things modernly associated with the name Rayford such as celebrities named Rayford.

English

Origin and Meaning of Rayford

The name "Rayford" is of English origin, and it means "Counselor. Variant of Raymond". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

F is for fancy, never just plain you!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Drofyar". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dofrayr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rayford born Oct 7, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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