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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Raynor

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Alt. Meaning

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for assertive, a great leader

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Notable Persons Named Raynor

Raynor Scheine is an actor. He was most prominent from 1971 to present. Raynor was given the name Raynor Johnson on January 19th, 1942 in Emporia, Virginia, U.S.


Raynor was born on October 1st, 1949 in Johannesburg. Raynor is also known as Ray.


Raynor Parkinson is an athlete for the Heidelberger RK. Raynor was born on August 6th, 1988 in South Africa.


Raynor was born in 1747. He passed away in 1825.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Raynor

Scott Raynor is a punk rock and skate punk musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Scott was given the name Scott William Raynor, Jr. on May 23rd, 1978.


George Raynor was a soccer manager for the Mexborough Town F.C., Wombwell F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Mansfield Town F.C., Rotherham United F.C., Bury F.C., and Aldershot F.C. George was born on January 13th, 1907 in Hoyland. He passed away on November 24th, 1985.


Sheila was born on March 15th, 1906 in London. She breathed her last breath on February 17th, 1998.


Seth Raynor was a golf course and golf course architect. Seth was born in 1874 in Long Island, New York, United States. He died in 1926.


Paul Raynor is a soccer player for the Leeds United F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Bristol Rovers F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Swansea City A.F.C., Wrexham F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Preston North End F.C., Guangdong Hongyuan F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Kettering Town F.C., and Ilkeston Town F.C. Paul was born on April 29th, 1966 in Nottingham, England.


Michael E. Raynor is an author, researcher, and consultant. Michael was born on June 28th, 1967 in Brantford.


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Popularity of Raynor as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raynor U.S.
  White 76.71% 64.26%
  African American 19.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raynor

People with the last name Raynor are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Raynor

  • How Popular is the name Raynor? Raynor is the 17,654th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raynor was the 4,563rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raynor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 435 babies born with the first name Raynor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raynor to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raynor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Raynor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raynor is Saturday, September 25th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Raynor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raynor was in 2017 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Raynor Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raynor is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Raynor: Your name in reverse order is Ronyar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rraony. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raynor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,770 people with the last name Raynor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raynor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Raynor as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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