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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English

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)
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