What does Rey mean?
For more information, see also the related boy name Roy.
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. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Rey for boys. Rey was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #854 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is at #884 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Rey and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Rey (#884 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Roy (#532 a year ago), Rex (#663), Lee (#701), Reyes, Leroy, Leeroy and Elroy. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5469%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.1525%, down 72.1%), with versions such as Lee, Elroy, Leroy, Reyes and Roy becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rey is pronounced similarly to Rae, Rai, Ray▼, Raye, Rei, Reo, Rio, Roe, Roi, Row, Ruy, Rye and Ryu. Other recommended similar baby names are Key, Reg, Remy, Ren and Reyd. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rey.