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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. RAY(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

Means "king" in Old French, Spanish and Catalan, ultimately from Latin rex (genitive regis), perhaps originally denoting someone who acted like a king.

Related Names

VariantsFitzroy, Ray, Roy(English) Reyes(Spanish) Leroy, Roy(French)
Other Languages & Cultures, De Rege(Italian)
Same SpellingRey (2)

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