When Reuben Eral Ray Jr was born in 1922, in Texas, United States, his father, Reuben Eral Ray Sr, was 21 and his mother, Clara Fay Reese, was 16. He lived in Jones, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Jones, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in 1944, in Fort William Mckinley, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines, at the age of 22.
English: from the Middle English personal name Ray or Rey, perhaps a pet form of names beginning in Ray or Rey, especially Raymond .
English: nickname from Old French rei ‘king’, denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion, one with the bearing of a king, or referring to the mock king or lord in festive games and pageants, e.g. at Christmas, May Day, or harvest. Compare Roy and King .
English: nickname from Middle English ræghe (Old English rǣge) ‘female roe deer’ or in northern England more likely northern Middle English rā, raa, rae, ray (Old English rā) ‘roe deer’, perhaps for a timid person or swift runner. Compare Roe .