US Popularity:1464
Other Origin(s):Latin, French
Meaning:King; Wise; Bold, courageous
Rey is a gender-neutral name deriving from Spanish, Latin, and French origins. The name translates to "king" in Spanish, which in turn derives from the moniker Reynold and the Latin word regis. Additionally, Rey is a possible diminutive of the French name Reynard, giving it alternative definitions of "wise," "bold," or "courageous." However, Rey's true power lies in its connection to the Star Wars saga. The epic franchise led a bright revival for this baby name, as heroine Rey fought off the dark side with her lightsaber. Bearing courage, tenacity, and power, baby Rey will no doubt find their own force in this world with a name like this.

Famous People Named Rey

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  • Lana Del Rey

Rey Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rey is currently #910 on The Bump
Boy:Rey is currently #674 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Rey is currently #498 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rey is currently #1464 in U.S. births
Boy:Rey is currently #1656 in U.S. births
Girl:Rey is currently #5657 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 868
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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