Rayon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglicization of Spanish Rayón.

Proper noun[edit]

Rayon (plural Rayons)

  1. A surname, from Spanish​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Rayon is the 25954th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 946 individuals. Rayon is most common among Hispanic/Latino (69.98%) and White (18.92%) individuals.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French rayon (department of a store; comb (of honey)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Rayon m (genitive Rayons, plural Rayons or Rayone)

  1. (rare outside Switzerland) department (of a department store)
  2. (dated outside Austria, Switzerland) district for which someone is responsible, the representative of, the leader of, etc.

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Rayon” in Duden online