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Meaning and name origin

Rey \rey\ as a boy's name is pronounced ray. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Rey is "kings". Hispanic version of Rex or Leroy.

Rey has 2 variant forms: Reyes and Reyni.

For more information, see also the related boy name Roy.


Popularity

Rey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1168 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#4744 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rey for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rey outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rey and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Leroy, Rex, Rey, Reyes and Roy. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leroy, Rex, Rey, Reyes, Roy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roy outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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