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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rayson

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Rayson is of Hawaiian origin and means "Absolute legend".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Rayson

Rayson Tan is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Rayson was born in Singapore.


Rayson Huang was a Life Member of the Court of HKU, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, Vice-Chancellor of the Nanyang University, Vice-Chancellor of theUniversity of Hong Kong, and Vice-Chancellor of theNanyang University. He has had major accomplishments since 1987. Rayson was born on September 1st, 1920. Rayson is also known as Huang Lisong. He died on April 8th, 2015.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rayson

Hannie was born on March 31st, 1957.


Noel was born on May 24th, 1933. He breathed his last breath on February 11th, 2003.


Arthur was born on December 1st, 1898. He passed away on January 23rd, 1970.


Roger was born on February 17th, 1942 in Windsor, Victoria, Australia.



William was born on December 18th, 1889 in Melbourne, Australia. He died on September 8th, 1957.


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Popularity of Rayson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rayson U.S.
  White 41.53% 64.26%
  African American 50.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rayson

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

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Fun Facts about the name Rayson

  • How Popular is the name Rayson? Rayson is the 28,995th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rayson was the 39,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rayson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 171 babies born with the first name Rayson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rayson 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 Rayson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rayson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rayson is Monday, February 11th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Rayson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rayson was in 2017 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rayson: Your name in reverse order is Nosyar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyoras. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rayson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 549 people with the last name Rayson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rayson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rayson as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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