What does Rey mean?
Associated with: kings.
Affiliated boy name: Roy.Creative forms:
(male) Rooey, Ruey, ..
(female) Rah, Reio, .. Middle name pairings:
Rey Ronald (R.R.), ..
How popular is Rey?
Rey is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1168 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#4450 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Rey for boys. Rey was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #854 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is at #903 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of the boy name Rey and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Rey (#903 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000 are Roy (#536 a year ago), Lee (#679), Rex (#682), Leroy (#997) and Reyes. These forms of Rey were at the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 (median #641) and are now significantly less common (#966, down 94%), with versions such as Roy becoming somewhat dated. Rey is the most fashionable name for newborns among these.
Rey▲ is pronounced similarly to Rae, Rai, Ray▼, Raye, Rei, Reigh, Reo, Rio, Roe, Roi, Row, Rowe, Ruy, Rye, Ryu, Ryuu and Wray. Other recommended names are Key, Reg, Remy▲, Ren and Reyd. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rey.