Rey Name Meaning

Spanish and southern French (Occitan): from Spanish and Old French rey ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), which could have been applied any of in numerous ways: it may have denoted someone in the service of a king; it may have been from the title of someone in a brotherhood; or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities. English: variant spelling of Ray 1, cognate with 1. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ragin ‘counsel’. German: nickname for a leader of dancing or singing, from Middle Low German rei(e) ‘(line) dance’, ‘(satirical) song’.

List of People with Surname Rey

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 2,576 people with the surname Rey. Among these people surnamed Rey, there are nearly 597 different names, with an average of 4 people having the same name. Daniel Rey, David Rey and Luis Rey are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Rey, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Rey, with a total of 529 people, and there are a total of 288 different names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rey, with a total of 550 people and an average of 263 different names.