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What does Reyes mean?

Reyes Pronunciation of Reyes [reyes] as a boys' name is of Latin and Spanish derivation, and the meaning of the name Reyes is "kings". Reyes is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -yes, of Rex (Latin): mostly 20th-century use. Reyes is also a variation of Rey (Spanish).

Associated with: kings.


Reyes has 1 different relation via Rex, Rey: Reyni.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Rayes, Remyes, ..

(female) Reyel, Reyesse, ..

How popular is Reyes?

Reyes is a somewhat popular first name for men (#977 out of 1220, Top 80%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#81 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Reyes for boys. Reyes entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #993 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reyes name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of the boy name Reyes and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Reyes rated in the Top 2000 are Rex (#682 via latest list) and Rey (#903). These forms of Reyes reached the peak of their popularity 7 decades ago (median #884) and are now much less widespread, with the version Rex becoming less stylish. Rey is the most chic boy name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reyes, Rex, Rey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reyes and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Reyes is pronounced similarly to Ras, Rayce, Reece, Rees, Reese, Reis, Rhys, Rice, Ries, Ross, Royce and Russ. Other suggested similar names are Amyes (see Amyas), Hayes, Kees, Keyes, Lewes, Mayes, Raye, Raynes, Reed, Reeves, Regen, Regis, Remee, Remus, Rene, Reuel, Reve, Reyd, Rives, Royer, Rye and Ryen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Reyes.