Royce

Royce - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Royce, meaning son of the king, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1088. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Royce and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Royce? 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 Royce. The baby boy name Royce was given to 494 baby boys in 2012, ranking #497 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,322 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Royce peaked in popularity 82 years ago in 1935 on position 287.



Famous with this name

Royce Ramos
Bill Royce
Durrell Royce Crays


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Royce is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Royce is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #238 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #848.

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 Royce is where you live.


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Royce origin and meaning

Royce is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means son of the king. To see famous people named Royce, pop culture references for the name Royce and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Royce

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

Ricky / Rick / Ross / Rickey / Rex / Rocky / Rocco / Roscoe / Rickie / Reece /

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
2012497
2011533
2010769
2009952
2008966
2007908
2006923
2005975
20041073
20031202
20021170
20011196
2000916
1999981
1998939
19971135
1996862
1995796
1994783
1993732
1992747
1991783
1990743
1989780
1988690
1987676
1986657
1985601
1984650
1983703
1982605
1981651
1980691
1979643
1978698
1977641
1976647
1975681
1974696
1973664
1972645
1971543
1970559
1969547
1968588
1967542
1966563
1965535
1964510
1963474
1962479
1961496
1960468
1959445
1958432
1957429
1956406
1955372
1954371
1953369
1952364
1951370
1950378
1949375
1948361
1947370
1946360
1945331
1944333
1943324
1942336
1941309
1940308
1939330
1938306
1937296
1936302
1935287
1934319
1933320
1932327
1931323
1930340
1929327
1928379
1927383
1926389
1925421
1924410
1923433
1922466
1921477
1920474
1919549
1918596
1917574
1916530
1915608
1914624
19131000
19121088

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota238
Nevada255
Oregon277
Iowa320
Arizona355
Colorado366
Washington381
Connecticut393
California408
New Mexico427
Indiana432
Florida441
Michigan458
Kansas464
Texas470
Illinois471
Maryland492
Minnesota496
Louisiana533
Ohio548
Oklahoma548
New York558
Utah571
Wisconsin581
New Jersey582
Kentucky622
Massachusetts644
Missouri719
North Carolina777
Pennsylvania833
Georgia848

Even more about Royce


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 Royce 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 Royce?

1 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
1935
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Royce
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,322
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +494

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