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TypeSurname (from nickname)

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 Roy French
Other Languages & Cultures, De Rege Italian
Same SpellingRey (2)
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute