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Royce name meaning

Last Name
5k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Royce

User Submitted Origins

English
69%
American
15%
Hindi
8%
Slavic
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Royce means "The name Royce is a boy's name of English origin meaning 'son of the king'. It may seem like an indecisive cross between Roy and Reece, but Royce was fairly popular in the 1930s and '40s.The Latin pop singer Prince Royce also has brought renown to the name" and is of English origin.
  2. According to a user from Iowa, U.S., the name Royce means "English origin meaning 'son of the king'. It may seem like an indecisive cross between Roy and Reece, but Royce was fairly popular in the 1930s and '40s. ... The Latin pop singer Prince Royce also has brought renown to the name".
  3. According to a user from Australia, the name Royce means "A kings son".
  4. A submission from Oklahoma, U.S. says the name Royce means "A prince" and is of American origin.
  5. A user from Cambodia says the name Royce means "car".
  6. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Royce is of Slavic origin and means "GOD".
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  1. A matronymic surname​ derived from the medieval Germanic given name Rose.
  2. A unisex given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Royce

Notable Persons Named Royce

Royce Gracie

Royce Gracie is a martial artist. Royce was born on December 12th, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Royce White

Royce White is a basketball player for the →Reno Bighorns and Sacramento Kings. He was most active from 2012 to present. Royce was born on April 10th, 1991 in Minneapolis.

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Royce D. Applegate

Royce D. Applegate was an actors, screenwriter, and author. He was most prominent from 1969 to 2003. Royce was born on December 25th, 1939 in Midwest City, Oklahoma, U.S. Royce is also known as Royce Applegate. He died on January 1st, 2003.

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Royce Clayton

Royce Clayton is a baseball player. Royce was born on January 2nd, 1970 in Burbank, California.

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Royce Freeman

Royce Freeman is a football player. Royce was born on February 24th, 1996 in Imperial, California. Royce is also known as Rolls Royce.

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Royce Jones

Royce Jones is a rock music, rhythm, and blues musician. He plays Percussion instrument. His ongoing career started in 1964. Royce was born on December 15th, 1954 in Los Angeles.

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  • Royce C. Lamberth
    Judge
  • Royce Ring
    Baseball Player
  • Royce Womble
    Football Player
  • Royce Money
  • Royce Pollard
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  • Royce Lint
    Baseball Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Royce

Notable Persons With the Last Name Royce

Prince Royce

Prince Royce is a musician. He was most active from 2009 to present. Prince was given the name Geoffrey Royce Rojas on May 11th, 1989 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Ed Royce

Ed Royce is a Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Chairman of theHouse Foreign Affairs Committee. Ed was born on October 12th, 1951 in Los Angeles.

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Bt Sir Henry Royce

Bt Sir Henry Royce was an engineer. Bt was born on March 27th, 1863 in Alwalton. He left this life on April 22nd, 1933.

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Winston W. Royce

Winston was born in 1929. He passed away on June 7th, 1995.

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Josiah Royce

Josiah Royce was a philosopher. Josiah was born on November 20th, 1855 in Grass Valley, California, United States. He left this life on September 14th, 1916.

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Clarence V. Royce

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Royce U.S.
  White 91.63% 64.26%
  African American 2.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Royce

People with the last name Royce are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Royce

  • What name lists does Royce rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Royce? Royce is the 1,377th most popular name of all time. As a last name Royce was the 6,622nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Royce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,115 babies born with the first name Royce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Royce to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Royce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Royce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Royce is Friday, February 27th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Royce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Royce was in 2019 with a total of 795 babies.
  • Random Royce Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Royce ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 17 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Royce: The name spelled backwards is Ecyor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rocye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Royce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,115 people with the last name Royce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Royce? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Royce as their last name.
  • Royce name meaning

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