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Royal - Meaning of Royal

What does Royal mean?

Meaning of the name RoyalRoyRoyaleRoyleRoialRoyellRoyall

[ 2 syll. ro-yal, roy-al ] The baby boy name Royal is also used, but less frequently, as a girl name. Its pronunciation is R-OYaeL †. Royal is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from English and Old English origins. English origin: Its meaning is derived literally from the ordinary word 'royal'.

In addition, Royal is a variant spelling of the name Royle (English).

Roial, Royale (English), Royall, and Royell are variants of Royal.

Roy (Dutch and English contraction) is another variant of Royal.

Royal is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.033% of baby boys were given the name Royal. Its ranking then was #460. Within all boy names in its group, Royal was the most popular in 2016. Royal was more widely used than the subsequent ranked name, Roy, by 23% in that year. Royal has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys. In 2015, 66% more baby boys than girls were given the name Royal.

Baby names that sound like Royal include Royale, Raele, Rahul, Railey, Ralee, Raleigh, Raley, Rali, Rally, Raly, Raoul, Raul, Raulo, Rawley, Rawli, Rawlie, Rawly, Raylee, Rayley, and Reilly.

† Pronunciation for Royal: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OY as in "toy (T.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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