Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Roy.
Rey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1168 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#4744 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rey for boys. Rey reached its highest rank of #854 in the U.S. in 2006. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Roy (#532), Rex (#663), Rey (#884), Leroy and Reyes. (2014 statistics).
Rey is also pronounced similarly to Rae, Rai, Ray▼, Raye, Rei, Reo, Rio, Roe, Roi, Row, Ruy, Rye and Ryu. Other suggested similar baby names are Key, Reg, Remy▲, Ren and Reyd. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rey.