Rayson 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 Rayson mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rayson

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Rayson is of Hawaiian origin and means "Absolute legend".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Rayson

Notable Persons Named Rayson

Rayson Tan

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

Rayson Huang

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rayson

Hannie Rayson

Hannie was born on March 31st, 1957.

Noel Rayson

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

Arthur Rayson

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

Roger Rayson

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

Anthony Rayson

William Rayson

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


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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Rayson

  • How Popular is the name Rayson? Rayson is the 27,619th 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 201 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.
  • Random Rayson Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rayson is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Rayson: The name spelled backwards is Nosyar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Onasry. 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!
  • Rayson name meaning

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