What does Royal mean?
Royal /roy-al/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced ROY-al. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Royal is "royal".
How popular is Royal?
Royal is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#851 out of 1220, Top 70%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#2264 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Royal for boys. Royal reached its top position of #326 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #573. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)