Rachel and Raymond are the usual full forms (and Ray is of course used quite often on its own), but there are a few other ways to get Ray/Rae. :)
- Rafe (RAYF, English)--form of Ralph
- Rayburn (RAY-burn, English [surname])--from Old English, "deer stream". Also spelled Raeburn.
- Rayner (RAY-ner, English)--from Germanic, "army advisor"
- Rayson (RAY-son, English [surname])--"reason"
- Réamann (RAY-man, Irish)--form of Raymond
- Reidar (RAY-dar, Swedish)--from Old Norse, "home warrior". Another form is Reier (RAY-er, Swedish).
- Reijo (RAY-yoh, Finnish)--form of Gregory
- Reino (RAY-noh, Finnish)--form of Reynold. Other forms include Reynaldo/Reinaldo (ray-NAHL-doh, Spanish, Portuguese) and Reynaud (ray-NOH, French)
- Rémi (ray-MEE, French)--also spelled Rémy
- Reynir (RAY-neer, Icelandic)--"rowan tree"
- Areia (ah-RAY-ah, [ancient] Greek)--poss. "prayer", or from the god Ares
- Dareia (dah-RAY-ah, [ancient] Greek)--feminine of Darius
- Mireille (mee-RAY, French)--from Occitan "admire". Other forms include Mirèio (mee-REH-oh, Occitan), Mireia (mee-RAY-ah, Catalan, Spanish), and Mireya (mee-RAY-ah, Spanish).
- Nereida (neh-RAY-dah, Spanish)--from Ancient Greek, "of Nereus"
- Rayhana (ray-HAH-nah, Arabic)--"basil". Turkish form is Reyhan (ray-HAHN).
- Raymonde (ray-MAWND, French)--feminine of Raymond
- Rayna (RAY-nah, English)--Anglicized from Spanish Reina, "queen", or Yiddish Reina, "pure"
- Régine (ray-ZHEEN, French)--form of Regina
- Reida (RAY-dah, Swedish)--from Old Norse, "home"
- Reija (RAY-yah, Finnish)--feminine of Reijo/Gregory
- Reynalda (ray-NAHL-dah, Spanish)--feminine of Reynaldo
- Reynilda (ray-NIL-dah, [medieval] English)--from Old Norse, "battle advisor"
- Rheia (RAY-ah, [ancient] Greek)--prob. "flow"
- Rayan (ray-AN, Arabic)--also spelled Rayyan
- Raven (RAY-ven, English)
- Reagan (RAY-gen, English)--Anglicized from Irish surname Ó Riagáin, poss. "king" or "impulsive"
- Wray (RAY, English [surname])--from Old Norse, "nook"