Name Rey Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Rey


Rey is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Rey thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Rey?

Rey is a Spanish, especially Filipino boy’s name. Besides, Rey is a variant of the boy’s name Ray, which originally derived from the Old High German name Raimund. It was used for boys only, but it began being used for girls because of Rey Skywalker of Star Wars.

What does the name Rey mean?

The boy’s name Rey means “king” (from Spanish “rey” originally from Latin “rex” = king). The unisex name Rey means “advisor and protector” (from Germanic “ragin” = advice + “munt” = protection).

Pronunciation of Rey

Variants of the name Rey


Popularity of the name Rey

The name Rey is ranked #4637 overall.

Rey in the Top 50 Names

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