Rayshawn name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Rayshawn

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Puerto Rico says the name Rayshawn is of American origin and means "'God is gracious or protecting hands'".
  2. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Rayshawn is of English origin and means "Funny".
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Notable Persons Named Rayshawn

Notable Persons Named Rayshawn

Rayshawn Askew

Rayshawn Askew is a football player for the Lincoln Capitols, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Ohio Valley Greyhounds, The Marshals (NIFL), Port Huron Pirates, Kentucky Horsemen, All American Football League, Cincinnati Commandos, and Dayton Silverbacks. Rayshawn was born on March 28th, 1979.


Fun Facts about the name Rayshawn

  • How Popular is the name Rayshawn? Rayshawn is the 4,517th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rayshawn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,946 babies born with the first name Rayshawn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rayshawn to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rayshawn? 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.
  • When was Rayshawn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rayshawn is Sunday, June 2nd, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Rayshawn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rayshawn was in 2006 with a total of 132 babies.
  • Random Rayshawn Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rayshawn is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Ohio have the same name in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Rayshawn: The name spelled backwards is Nwahsyar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rnwshaya. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rayshawn name meaning

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