Roye name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Roye

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roye

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roye

Edward James Roye

Edward James Roye was a President of Liberia and Chief Justice of Liberia. Edward was born on February 3rd, 1815 in Newark, Ohio. He passed away on February 11th, 1872.

Eléanor de Roye

Eléanor was born on February 24th, 1535 in France. She passed away on July 23rd, 1564.

Tim Roye

Tim Roye is a radio play-by-play announcer for golden state warriors, sports commentator, and radioplay-by-playannouncer forgolden state warriors. His most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to 1978. Tim was given the name Timothy James Roye .

Horace Roye

Horace was born on March 4th, 1906. He breathed his last breath on June 11th, 2002.

Jean-Baptiste Louis Frédéric de La Rochefoucauld de Roye

Jean-Baptiste was born on August 17th, 1707. He died on September 16th, 1746.

Orpheus Roye

Orpheus Roye is a football player. His career lasted from 1996 to 2008. Orpheus was born on January 21st, 1973 in Miami.

  • Ruddy Roye
  • Aron Royé
    Basketball Player

Common last names for Roye

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roye U.S.
  White 62.16% 64.26%
  African American 29.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roye

People with the last name Roye are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Roye

  • How Popular is the name Roye? Roye is the 27,325th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roye was the 17,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 205 babies born with the first name Roye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roye to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roye is Tuesday, September 26th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Roye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roye was in 1923 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Roye: The name spelled backwards is Eyor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eyor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,612 people with the last name Roye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roye as their last name since less than 1 person in 182k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Roye name meaning

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