Royal

Royal - A very unique male name



  Aug 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Royal appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #543. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Royal and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Royal? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Royal. The baby boy name Royal was given to 148 baby boys in 2012, ranking #988 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,088 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Royal peaked in popularity 99 years ago in 1918 on position 404.



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Royal is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Royal is currently topping the baby name charts in Oklahoma at position #614 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,357.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Royal is where you live.


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Royal origin and meaning

Royal is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Royal, pop culture references for the name Royal and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Royal

We've found the following names that sound similar to Royal, sorted by popularity.

Raul / Riley / Roel / Rylee / Reilly / Rahul / Ryley / Raoul / Rollie / Reyli /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012988
20111343
20101206
20091432
20081534
20071645
20062250
20051982
20042691
20032372
20022293
20012437
20002998
19992900
19982362
19972103
19961582
19941993
19931787
19923481
19911564
19901820
19881649
19871795
19862760
19851814
19842013
19831729
19822525
19811775
19801638
19792337
19781205
19771198
19761907
19751744
19741441
19731401
19721997
19711137
19701153
1969970
1967900
1966990
19651040
19641027
19631022
19621153
19611014
1960836
1959902
19581220
1957930
1956675
1955812
1954723
1953696
1952714
1951668
1950767
1949621
1948632
1947619
1946624
1945588
1944584
1943678
1942643
1941787
1940610
1939665
1938555
1937541
1936572
1935765
1934653
1933523
1932516
1931569
1930495
1929426
1928493
1927466
1926482
1925431
1924435
1923420
1922411
1921468
1920475
1919435
1918404
1917422
1916484
1915452
1914469
1913549
1912434
1910543

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oklahoma614
Arizona659
Minnesota689
Louisiana717
California747
New York765
Colorado796
Virginia823
Ohio853
Indiana914
Washington1026
Georgia1040
Michigan1152
Florida1158
North Carolina1222
Texas1357

Even more about Royal


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Royal a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Royal?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1918
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Royal
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 11,088
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +148

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