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What does Royer mean?

Royer Pronunciation of Royer [roy-er] as a boys' name has the meaning "red". Royer is an alternate spelling of Roy (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: red.


3 different relations via Roy: Rey, Roi and Ruy.

Creative forms:
(male) Riyer, Royger, ..

(female) Royrel, Royta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Royer Justice (R.J.), ..

How popular is Royer?

Royer is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#3069 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Royer (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Roy (#536 a year ago) and Rey (#903). Adoption of these relations of Royer was widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.8%) and is now much less, with the version Roy falling out of fashion. Roy is more familiar than the rest, though Rey has grown trendy as well. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dover, Dwyer, Dyer, Fryer, Gomer, Gower, Homer, Joyner, Mayer, Meyer, Myer, Rafer, Rayder, Raye, Rayner, Reyes, Rider, Riker, River, Robers, Robert, Rodel, Rodeo, Rodger, Roe, Roger, Rogers, Roley, Rome, Romeo, Ronel, Roper, Rorey, Rover, Rowe, Rowen, Royal, Royan, Royce, Royden, Royle, Rozen, Ryder, Rye, Ryen, Ryker, Sayer and Tower. These names tend to be more commonly used than Royer.

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