Rae Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rae:
Feminine form of Ray, which is a short form of Raymond (wise protection). Rae is also used as a short form of Rachel and as a name element in combination names such as Rae Ann.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Main character in "there's no such place as far away" by Richard Bach, the song "Jasey Rae" by All Time Low