Queen or Gazing.

Raina Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \ra(i)-na\
Number in U.S 👶 11,000
Rate in 2021 1528
Numerology 🔢 7
Name origin 🌍 Indian

Raina Name Meaning

Raina is a name of varied origins and meanings. In many cultures, it is considered a feminine name. In its Sanskrit origin, Raina means "Queen" or "Gazing". It is also a variant of Regina, which in Latin means "Queen". In Arabic, Raina means "Gazing" or "Looking at". This name is often associated with grace, beauty, and dignity, much like a queen.

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The name Raina has a rich and diverse history. It is a name of multiple origins including Sanskrit, Latin, and Arabic. In Sanskrit, Raina means "Queen", while in Latin, it is a variant of Regina, which also means "Queen". In Arabic, Raina means "Gazing" or "Looking at". This name has been used in various forms across different cultures and regions, making it a truly global name.

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Raina is a name that has been used by several famous people. Raina Telgemeier is a famous American cartoonist known for her graphic novels for young adults. Raina Hein is an American fashion model and actress. In terms of popularity, Raina has been consistently used as a baby name in many countries, particularly in the United States and India. The name Raina is often associated with a strong, independent, and creative personality. It is a name that exudes a sense of elegance and sophistication.
In conclusion, Raina is a beautiful name with a rich history and significant meaning. It is a name that carries with it a sense of royalty, grace, and dignity. Whether you are considering this name for your baby or simply interested in name meanings, Raina offers a unique blend of cultural richness and timeless appeal.

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09/18/2023 08:54:40

My name is Rhyna and I don't get any people with the'same spelling.

09/13/2023 12:14:14

hey i am raina .....well in my class people pronounce it the wrong way ! i hate it .But they like me name and even i do !!!

09/07/2023 02:14:22

My daughters name is Raina. I pronounce it as Rai - na. Never heard a name'so little used.

08/26/2023 07:31:06

raina is quite crazyyy . but i love herrr alot <3

08/17/2023 14:16:10

Our daughter, Raina, will be 3 in June. We get compliments on her name all of the time, and it fits her'so well. Of course we are biased, but we feel it is a unique, yet beautiful name.

08/01/2023 01:48:48

I think Raina is a beautiful name. I think I am going to name my daughter Lorraine and call her Raina (instead of the usual-- Lori)

07/24/2023 03:22:24

My name is Rayna and I love my name. It's not a name you hear too often. That's what makes it unique.

07/13/2023 09:20:20

My name is raina and i think its a pretty cool name anda lot of people think that its spelled completely different and they always say it or spell it wrong. My name means queen in spanish and i act like it to sometimes :).

07/13/2023 03:27:40

My name is Raina and I love it and yes it is very unique. Sum people do pronounce my name as Reena, Ryna, Rehana and I hate it.

07/10/2023 17:33:54

I have this name and mine is spelled as Raina. I love It'so much because everyone compliments me on it and i have only met 2 other people with the'same name as me, but there name wasn't spelled the'same as me. My mom was going to name me LaRain, but she wasn't sure so then my grandma said what about Raina? and my mom fell in love with it. And so did i. I am only 13. All my friends love my name too, and everyone mispells it the first time they try. haha =)

07/03/2023 07:28:06

My name is Reina ,I am 55 yrs old.I was named after my mom who was born in Puerto Rico on Three kings day.In Christian bible the Three Kings visited Jesus when he was born. Her family decided that'she was their Queen. Their REINA.. As for the mispronunciations, misspellings and comments like"oh that's different" ive received..lets just say that over the years ive heard it All. Ive learned not to get angry..The different versions of spelling Reina are nice too. While I like very much the way my great grandma spelled it for my mom then me its really the meaning that counts.

07/02/2023 04:43:28

I LOVEEEEE this name My daughter is Raina and its the most beautiful name EVER

06/23/2023 22:03:20

My name is Raina, and people pronounce it horribly sometimes. It means "night" in old Hindi, as well as being similar to "queen" in Spanish and French.

06/13/2023 08:08:08

My daughter's name is Raina. She was named in honor of her grandfather, Raymond. We named her after him as he was the only grandparent not alive to meet her. But, she also has an Aunt Rae. Raina is 20 years old and the most beautiful and caring daughter we could ask for...we told her very early on that her name means "Queen," and boy did she live up to it!

06/07/2023 20:28:24

I like the name raina. It is a old name of a queen from back then in the day and I don't know about I think as myself as a queen with royal plans.

06/06/2023 10:58:12

My name is Raina and I live in Indonesia. People call me 'Raina', like It's supposed to be pronounced. But many times at school my English teache's call me 'Rayna'. Sometimes people pronounce my name 'Rena' and spell it 'Reina'. But I never get bored, and I don't worry about people having the'same name as I do from my school.

06/05/2023 05:34:52

My sister's childhood friend was named Raina, and I am thinking about naming my child this name. Very cute.

06/04/2023 01:04:26

I named my daughter Raina after being pregnant during El Nino and it rained a LOT. She is almost 10 now and I am so glad she is the only Raina we know and she like her name also.

06/04/2023 00:11:32

Our daughter's name is Raina and I love It'so much. The moment I saw the name I knew it was for her. I never regret it for a moment.

05/22/2023 04:11:48

My name's Raina, pronounced Ray-na and meaning queen. I love it! Whenever'someone asks, ?Hey Raina, how do you spell your name?? I say, ?Rain with an a?. I always get complimented for my name. Raina is unique enough that your probably the only person you know with your name, unlike an Emily or an Elizabeth, but It's common enough that people pronounce it right 60% if the time. I'm still waiting for the day I'meet someone with my name. My only complaint is that when someone pronounces it wrong, they usually say Rana, which kind of offends me because I'm pretty sure that means frog in Spanish.

05/16/2023 17:07:20

My name is Raina. People love to pronounce it wrong, even'though it is such an easy name. I hardly ever meet anyone with my name. When I was younger I didn't like the name because it was never on any jewelry or anything at the'stores. Now, at 35 I adore being different.

05/05/2023 21:01:50

My daughter is 5 month old and her name is Raina. My husband and I have had the name picked out for years, and we were thrilled to have a girl so that we could use it. People constantly tell us what a beautiful name it is, and we agree! For those of you named Raina, it was neat for me to read your comments.

03/26/2023 14:08:10

my name is RAINA, ya sometimes pronounce my name as RAYNA,my friends call me as rainy, renu,no i think raina is a very unique name i never met anyone who have the'same name. In indian raina means NIGHT.

03/25/2023 23:44:08

my complete first name is rayan raina fe, and every time I introduce myself to people they always asked me what should they call me. I always replied them "It's your choice", then at the end they decided to call me raina because they felt it is unique name for a Filipina, it is uncommon to hear my name in the Philippines

03/19/2023 18:26:24

hi i am raina an indian girl age 22,my first name is raina i love my name everymuch,it is so beautiful n i advice every parents to keep thios name for there daughter.

03/17/2023 10:36:04

my name is Raina and im 20 years old i love my name i have ment alot of people with my name but spell it different my name is so diffent from alot of people but i love it ... when i have a lil girl her name is going to be Raina but spelled different

03/13/2023 11:05:14

My name is Raina and I Love having the name. It kind of gives me a proud feeling, LOL! In the 70's and 80's it was nowhere near as common of a first name (with this exact spelling) as it is now. It was many, many years before I found out that raina is an old hindi word for 'night'. I have also heard that it means a beautiful starry night. Later variations: Reina, Reyna, etc. came to mean 'queen'

03/01/2023 23:07:32

my name is raina, yes it is misspelt and mispronounced all the time. i tell people It's pronounced like ribena (the blaccurrant drink) but without the B, i've been nicknamed Ribena since when I was about three years old anyway. It's fun to be unique anyway

02/27/2023 17:03:00

My friend name is Raina, i did't know the meaning until i looked for it and its really a nice and beautiful name even'though i find it difficult in pronouncing it LOL but its really a pleasant name that i will be looking forward to give to any of my daughters when i am finally married the name is really a good one to my friend because she is what the name means a queen.

02/25/2023 15:58:14

My name is raina too. It means queen in many different languages. I think the namem itself is very unique and cool.

02/17/2023 23:59:46

My name is pronounced like 'Raina' but It's spelt like 'Rıoghnach'. I love my name, though. I get quite a lot of attention for it. But It's great! It's soo pretty. :)

02/14/2023 21:20:54

Hey, my name is Raina. I live in the US and a lot of people compliment on name..sometimes when people dont know how to spell it i say It'spells rain then A... hah..and when people hear of me they think im hispanic or indian or something idk..but im not soo..but a lot of people like my name'so its cool

01/24/2023 06:55:42

HI'my name is Raina, i've had the'same experiences as the people below. Wrong pronunciation; Renee, riana, rainy. I always get wrong spelling also reina, reyna, rayna and I say Rain with an A at the end and then'they're like "Ahh". i've met quite a few Raina's, more so recently than whe I was growing up, but it is a rare and beautiful name and I love that it has a powerful meaning...Queen! Although my father'says he named me that because it rained a lot before I was born.

01/15/2023 08:58:38

My name is Raina, aswell! Im from Canada, and nobody ever'seems to get my name right the first time. But they seem to get it pretty soon, and my friends and I always correct them if they say it wrong. I have a nickname of Rainabow. I like it! =D I was once called 'Rainy', and somebody once spelt my name like 'Reainea.' I love my name, its very unique, and i never have to worry about anyone having the'same name! :)

12/25/2022 19:32:16

It'sounds like a made up hooker or stripper name to me.

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12/09/2022 21:11:18

My name is Raina. And usually I get asked how to write or spell it. But It's said like Ray-nuh easy. And I know one other Raina, but she'spells it like Rayna. I love this name. I always get compliments.

11/25/2022 17:09:32

hI'my name is raina.raina means queen..and i think it really fits with me.i nver heard a nym lyk dis bfore,and so I'm hapi dat dis is my nym..It's rili unique and i truly love it!!It's quite short but It's rili gud..many people mis pronounced my nym..but well,i guess It's juz bcoz It's rili of a kind..raina with an A on the end..hmmf...

11/20/2022 01:40:34

Our daughter name is RAINA and I did not know bout this name froma anywhere, just a word "raina" came to my mind and I serached about it on internet. We found it a beautiful name for our baby. She is 2 months old now.

11/10/2022 17:43:58

onw day I'm going to name my little girl Reina, as soon as I find the meaning of it, this variation of the name is japanese :P

10/25/2022 12:37:26

this is my name and i love it It's rare but not that rare and people always misspell It'so instead they call me storm not sure why

10/11/2022 11:32:00

My name is Raina. Sometimes I get bored of it... but I really love it! It's really unique and my friends call me cute things out my name, for example Rainiboo. I find that cute. People call me like, Rina, (Rye-na) and that annoys me a lot! I live in America, but my parents are from India. I love how my name comes from so many languages! My name in HindI'means Twilight, so I especially like it! Also, my teache's call me Queen, because I'm sorta talkative and I lead a lot in class. Raina is an AWESOME name!

10/10/2022 13:47:08

My name is Rana and I'm in Canada, as well. I love my name, I think I always have! It's so different! i've had people butcher the'spelling and pronunciation, but that's okay, I'm quick and polite to correct them every time until they get it right. My parents heard the name and liked it, they may have made up the'spelling, though! I help people say my name by saying It's "like rainbow, with AH at the end", that'seems to work.

10/08/2022 21:13:44

my name is raina and i absolutly love it! ive only met one other raina but im the only one in my school so im never mixed up with anyone:)its unique and a fantastic name

10/05/2022 07:42:26

Raina is my name. I am often called: Rainy...Renee...Raniah... Once someone learns how to properly say it, they do ok though...

09/25/2022 02:36:14

My name Raina to but I am out in Canada and people really have a hard time understanding how to spell it or say it I have always wanted to change it but I am starting to like it because I don't think I could go by anything else

09/22/2022 04:57:08

hey, my name is raina n m so proud of it..... its unique, its beautiful..... whnevr i tel somone my name dey go jus wow for a secnd.... i luv the attention i usually get for my name.... though there is a lil problm wid prounctiatn for so many people...but still its d best!!!

09/19/2022 19:56:16

We named our girl Anya after discussing Anastasia. I wanted a Russian name but picked an "American" spelling instead of Anja just to help with the pronunciation of it.

09/17/2022 02:24:02

I like Raina, Rana, Raena, and of course, my name Rayana. My name gets butchered by everyone. They often want to call me Ray-anna (with two N's). My nam is pronounced Ray-A-nuh.

09/06/2022 04:15:06

Raina is a indian name i always get compliments and it fits me because my first name me power nature love kind being beauty and then my last name means queen Raina means queen i have such a unique name

08/13/2022 18:32:42

well sehs still very young but a miracle lil who was born at 25 weeks and only 2 pounds 1 ounce. shes my lily flower who keeps on blooming

07/11/2022 19:04:12

I love having the name Raina(: Its unique and i get lots of compliments on it. my nickname is rainy because my friend once accidentaly said it and it just kinda stuck! although its misspelled often, i wouldnt ever change it(:

06/18/2022 14:45:00

My name is Raina. I love how unique it is but i get annoyed because it is such a simple name but get's pronounced wrong all the time.My friends call me Ray sometimes. But I do like how there's really only one of me in my town. It's pretty cool. I also know of a couple of other Raina's but they spell it Reina, like the'spanish way. I still love to hear it aloud because if It's said slowly i think it can be beautiful :)

05/25/2022 06:58:48

Raina is very multi-cultural. There are variations of this name in India, Bulgaria, Spain, the Yiddish language and in the Arab world. Also, there is a handbag, shoes, lilly pulitzer dress, persian carpet, cabbage patch doll as well as many other things named after us.

03/29/2022 21:41:42

Fantastic name .. My grand daughter is to be called that by my son and my daughter-in-law.. Love it ..

01/30/2022 10:05:06

Raina is my name =).. teache's often have a hard time pronouncing it on the first day of classes but they usually get it after I tell them that It's Rain with an UH at the end =P.. i've never met someone with my name which is awesome.. and people often call me Rai (pronounced ray), or Rai-Rai =).. I love my name.

01/20/2022 12:11:06

My name is Raina and I was named after a princess who's name was Rania, but my mom just switched the N and the I. The princess is now a queen and I feel so happy that I was named after a princess!!

12/19/2021 16:09:36

my name is reyna but it is spelt reyna insid of reina yea most people call me rain becouse they think my name is to hard to say well u just say rain and na rain-a most kids or people say it like this laraina instide of reyna i am mexican and it is a very poular name but u know thoses little chanes and charms that have names i always get made becouse i never find my name on one of thoses so i always get even mader when my friends come up to me and say look at my new charm it has my name'so can u please start making charms with the name reyna not just american names

10/18/2021 21:51:36

My name is Raina people often pronounce my name Reanna wich is my little sisters name. I'met someone in disneyland that had my name I thought it was awesome

10/05/2021 21:50:42

Its weird. People won't know how to pronounce it or spell it. Nicknames could be rain or Ray....much better alternatives

08/30/2021 06:31:48

I wrote a book when I was 27. The heroine's name was Raina. I based her on a real person of Anglo-Indian anscestry. She had a sad life, but she was a poet and a dreamer. I felt so sad when I had to let her go at the end of the book.

07/27/2021 21:54:18

my name is rayna..pronounced ray na everyone I'meet always want to know about me and the name....It'starts conversatons real easy...i love my name

07/22/2021 05:34:12

I am blessed to be named Raina! My mother did great picking it out. I have only met one other in person but obviously there are many! A rare and unique name for sure


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Raina?
The origin of the name Raina is Indian.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Raina?
Queen or Gazing.
*️⃣ How many people are named Raina?
Almost 11000 people are named Raina.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Raina?
The names of Reina, Reyna, Rayna, Raina, Ronnie