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Rey - Meaning of Rey

What does Rey mean?

[ 1 syll. rey, re-y ] The baby boy name Rey is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is REY- †. Rey is largely used in the Spanish and English languages, and its origin is Latin, Spanish, Old Norse, and Celtic. Spanish origin, English use: It is derived literally from the word 'rey' meaning king.

In addition, Rey is a Spanish variant of the name Rex (English, French, and German).

Rey is also a Spanish variant of the name Ronald (English and Scottish).

Rey is also an English and Spanish variant of the name Roy (English, Dutch, French, German, and Scottish).

Reyes, Reynea, Reynee, Reyney, Reyni, Reynie, and Reyny are variants of Rey.

See also the related categories, king, spanish, and celtic.

Rey is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1990s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.016% of baby boys were given the name Rey. Its ranking then was #751. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Rey, Ronald was the most widely used. It was 85% more commonly used than Rey in that year. In the past century Rey has predominantly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Rey include Rais, Ray, Re, Wray, Ra, Río, Roi, Rowe, Roy, Roye, Ry, Rye, Ryu, Ryuu, Araa, Arrie, Arrye, Arryo, Aurey, and Wreh.

† Pronunciation for Rey: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"


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