Rey Origin and Meaning

The name Rey is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "king".

Rey, a Ray-soundalike that has ranked on the boys' side for the past 15 years, is about to get more popular for girls too, now that it's the name of the new heroine of the latest Star Wars movie. While the sound of the name is nothing new, the royal connection is, joining names such as Reign (Kardashian) and Charlotte (the new Princess) in an expansive definition of royal baby names.

Rey Popularity

Rey in Pop Culture

  • Reya lead character in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"