Railey name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Railey

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Railey is of English origin and means "Precious Lamb of God".
  2. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Railey is of English origin and means "Smart, kind, and caring".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Railey

Notable Persons With the Last Name Railey

Jordan Railey

Jordan Railey is a basketball player for the Delaware 87ers in the NBA Development League. He has been prominent since 2015. Jordan was born on April 1st, 1992 in Portland, Oregon.

Paige Railey

Paige was born on May 15th, 1987.

Zach Railey

Zach was born on May 9th, 1984 in St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Railey U.S.
  White 71.60% 64.26%
  African American 23.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Railey

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

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Fun Facts about the name Railey

  • How Popular is the name Railey? Railey is the 13,379th most popular name of all time. As a last name Railey was the 9,940th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Railey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 722 babies born with the first name Railey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Railey to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Railey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Railey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Railey is Monday, January 6th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Railey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Railey was in 2007 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Railey Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Railey is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Railey: The name spelled backwards is Yeliar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yeilar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Railey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,246 people with the last name Railey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Railey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Railey as their last name.
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