Rais Family History
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Rais Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra?is ‘leader’, also found in combinations such as Ra?is ud-Din ‘leader of religion’. German and Swiss German: from the personal name Ragiso, a pet form of any of the Germanic compound names beginning with the element rag-, a short form of ragin ‘advice’. German and Czech: Slavic spelling of German Reis. German and Czech: from an altered short form of the Biblical personal name Zacharias.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ras, Reis, Ris, Mais, Lais, Hain, Main, Rain, Lail, Mis