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5/29/2020, 9:30 PM Mike C update #108
2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. ROI-əl

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.