Boy name origins & meanings
- English : Son of the king
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.