Ra name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ra mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ra

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Wisconsin, U.S. says the name Ra is of Egyptian origin and means "Famous Sun God of Egyptian Mythology. In Mythology he is sometimes combined with Amon into Amon-Ra".
  2. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Ra is of Hebrew origin and means "Sun God".
  3. A user from Turkey says the name Ra is of Egyptian origin and means "The sun".
  4. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Ra means "Gift of the Sun" and is of Egyptian origin.
  5. According to a user from Australia, the name Ra is of Egyptian origin and means "YAHWEH".
  6. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Ra means "Secret".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ra
A roe; a deer.
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  1. (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere
  2. Ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
  3. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores

Transcription of Egyptian rꜥ.

  1. (Egyptian mythology) The Egyptian god of the Sun.
  1. (Egyptian mythology) The Egyptian god of the Sun.

    Ra was also found in the following language(s): Translingual and Italian

    Notable Persons Named Ra

    Notable Persons Named Ra

    Ra Mi-ran

    Ra Mi-ran is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Ra was born on March 6th, 1975 in Gohan-eup, Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

    Ra Chapman

    Ra Paulette

    Ra was born in 1940 in Indiana.

    Ra McGuire

    Ra McGuire is a rock music and pop musician and author. He plays vocals, guitar, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1967. Ra was given the name Ramon Wayne McGuire on June 13th, 1950 in Vancouver.

    RA Tim Shaw

    RA Tim Shaw is a in the fields of sculpture and contemporary art. RA was born on August 7th, 1964 in Belfast.

    Ra Jong-yil

    Ra was born in 1940.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ra

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ra

    Sun Ra

    Sun Ra was an avant-garde jazz musician. He plays Piano, organ, keyboards, Minimoog, celesta, percussion, and vocals. He was most active from 1934 to 1993. Sun was given the name Herman Poole Blount on May 22nd, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. Sun is also known as Sun Ra and Le Sony'r Ra. He died on May 30th, 1993.

    Aron Ra

    Aron Ra is a public speaking, video production, video blog, podcast, public speaker, video producer, vlogger, and podcaster. Aron was given the name L. Aron Nelson on October 15th, 1962 in Kingman, Arizona.

    Professor Sir Peter Cook RA

    Professor Sir Peter Cook RA is an architect and architecture. Professor was born on October 22nd, 1936 in Southend-on-Sea, England.

    Aki Ra

    Aki Ra is a landmine campaigner, museum curator, director of all-khmer de-mining ngo, and curator. Aki was given the name Eoun Yeak in 1973 in Siem Reap.

    Chef Ra

    Chef was born on October 10th, 1950. Chef is also known as Jim Wilson and Jr.. He passed away on December 26th, 2006.

    Armen Ra


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Ra U.S.
      White 13.44% 64.26%
      African American 6.24% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 72.50% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 5.01% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Ra

    People with the last name Ra are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Ra

  1. How Popular is the name Ra? Ra is the 31,570th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ra was the 18,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Ra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 151 babies born with the first name Ra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ra to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Ra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Ra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ra is Sunday, May 29th, 1892.
  5. What year had the most people named Ra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ra was in 2019 with a total of 21 babies.
  6. Random Ra Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ra is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2018.
  7. Weird things about the name Ra: The name spelled backwards is Ar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ar. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Ra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,458 people with the last name Ra.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ra as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  10. Ra name meaning

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