Rainbow Name Meaning & Origin

Rainbow

Pronunciation: RAYN-boh (key)

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This classic hippie name is my legal middle name. I was born to a flower child in the early 70's.

In high school in the late 80's early 90's (south Texas), I used my middle name. To this day, I am called Aunt Rainbow or Rainbow as a first name.

I went to high school with a girl from Hong Kong named Rainbow, and my four-year-old cousin named her kitten Rainbow Daisy, LOL.

My name is Rainbow. I'm 24, and I am part Native American. It's like a tribal name. I have siblings who go by Moonchild, Sunshine, and Little Star. I have been teased many times over my strange name, but i like that it's unique and has a great meaning.

Nicknames for Rainbow: | Edit

Rains, Rai, Rai-Rai, Rai Rai, Rainsie, Bowsie, Rainsie Bowsie, Bo, Bowie

Meanings and history of the name Rainbow: | Edit

Promise from God, God sent a rainbow as a promise that He will never flood the world again

Famous real-life people named Rainbow: | Edit

Rainbow Phoenix, (born Rain Joan of Arc Bottom; she changed her name to Rainbow in her early teens, and returned to Rain in her late teens), actress and sister of River and Joaquin Phoenix
Rainbow Francks (male), actor
Rainbow Rowell, British author.
Rainbow Aurora Rotella, daughter of Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella.

Rainbow in song, story & screen: | Edit

Rainbow, character on '80s teen series "Degrassi Junior High"
Rainbow Brite, cartoon character
Rainbow Dash, a main character from the cartoon "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic"

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