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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rayden

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Rayden is of Japanese origin and means "The god of thunder and lightning".
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International Interest
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Rayden

Rayden was born on June 9th, 1975.


How popular is the baby name Rayden in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 7 0 7
1992 6 0 6
1993 6 0 6
1994 14 0 14
1995 29 0 29
1996 26 0 26
1997 31 0 31
1998 41 5 36
1999 38 5 33
2000 43 0 43
2001 46 5 41
2002 85 11 74
2003 86 5 81
2004 88 11 77
2005 113 11 102
2006 118 9 109
2007 154 13 141
2008 204 10 194
2009 212 17 195
2010 229 12 217
2011 273 12 261
2012 319 18 301
2013 322 18 304
2014 396 24 372
2015 410 28 382
2016 349 19 330
2017 394 29 365
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International Interest for Rayden

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Rayden as a first name

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Popularity of Rayden as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Rayden

  • How Popular is the name Rayden? Rayden is the 4,315th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rayden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,039 babies born with the first name Rayden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rayden to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rayden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rayden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rayden is Saturday, July 31st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Rayden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rayden was in 2015 with a total of 382 babies.
  • Random Rayden Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rayden is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Rayden: Your name in reverse order is Nedyar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnyrea. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Rayden born Nov 28, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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