Raia Name Meaning

topographic name from Sicilian raia ‘smilax’ (a climbing shrub). from Sicilian raja ‘ray’, ‘skate’ (the fish), presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish or a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller. from Arabic rayah ‘flag’.

List of People with Surname Raia

According to our database, there are a total of 451 people with the surname Raia. Among these people surnamed Raia, there are about 148 unique names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. John Raia, Michael Raia and Anthony Raia are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Raia, with 18, 18 and 15 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that New York has the largest number of people surnamed Raia, with a total of 127 people, and there are a total of 68 unique names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Raia, with a total of 58 people and an average of 44 unique names.