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TypeSurname (from nickname)

Meaning & History

Means "son of the king" in Anglo-Norman French, from French roi meaning "king". This name has been bestowed upon illegitimate children of kings.

Related Names

VariantsRay, Rey, Roy
Other Languages & CulturesRey Catalan Rey, Roy French , De Rege Italian Rey, Reyes Spanish
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute