Roel name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Roel mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Roel

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Alt. Meaning

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Notable Persons Named Roel

Notable Persons Named Roel

Roel Reiné

Roel Reiné is a film director. Roel was born on July 15th, 1969 in Netherlands.

Roel Brouwers

Roel Brouwers is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach, Roda JC Kerkrade, and SC Paderborn 07. Roel was born on November 28th, 1981 in Heerlen.


VanVelzen is a pop music and pop rock singing, songwriter, and pianist. He has been prominent since 2006. VanVelzen was given the name Roel van Velzen on March 20th, 1978 in Delft.

Roel Cortez

Roel Cortez was a singer-songwriter. His career lasted from 1984 to 1992. Roel was given the name Roel Corpuz on July 30th, 1967 in Meycauayan. He passed away on April 1st, 2015.

Roel Campos

Roel Campos is a lawyer. Roel was born in 1949 in Harlingen, Texas.

Roel Velasco

Roel was born on June 26th, 1969.

  • Roel van Duijn
    Municipal Councillor in Amsterdam
  • Roel Kuiper
  • Roel Paulissen
  • Roel Wiersma
    Soccer Player
  • Roel in 't Veld
  • Roel Luynenburg
  • Roel de Mon
  • Roel de Wit

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roel

Gabriela Roel

Gabriela Roel is a television and film actress. Gabriela was born on December 13th, 1959 in Delicias, Chihuahua.

Fernando García Roel

Fernando was born on August 14th, 1921 in Monterrey. Fernando is also known as García Roel and Fernando (Spanish). He died on February 26th, 2009.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roel U.S.
  White 21.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 76.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roel

People with the last name Roel are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Roel

  • How Popular is the name Roel? Roel is the 4,216th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roel was the 36,695th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,397 babies born with the first name Roel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roel to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Roel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roel is Monday, October 11th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Roel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roel was in 2000 with a total of 83 babies.
  • Random Roel Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roel is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 40 babies in Texas have the same name in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Roel: The name spelled backwards is Leor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oler. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 609 people with the last name Roel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roel as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Roel name meaning

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