Meaning and Origin of: Royce

English: Son of the king

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Son of the king

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the medieval female personal name Royse, also found in the spelling Rose and popularly associated with the flower, but in fact originally from a Germanic personal name. This is recorded in Domesday Book in the form Rothais and is composed of the elements hrōd ‘renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind’, ‘sort’.
  • Americanized spelling of German Reuss.

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