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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.ROI-əl
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Meaning & History

From the English word royal, derived (via Old French) from Latin regalis, a derivative of rex "king". It was first used as a given name in the 19th century.
VariantRoyale

Categories

leadership, word names
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute