Reyes

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Reyes

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  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Reyes is of Spanish origin and means "Kings".
  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Reyes is of Spanish origin and means "Means "The Kings" in English".

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  1. Chilean poet (1904-1973)
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From Spanish Reyes.

  1. A surname​.

Reyes was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Reyes

Chito Latamblé was a changüí, nengón, son cubano, and son (music) musician. He plays Tres (instrument). His career lasted from 1934 to 1987. Chito was given the name Reyes Latamblet Veranes on June 27th, 1916 in Guantánamo. He breathed his last breath on March 6th, 1993.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reyes

José Antonio Reyes is a soccer player for the Sevilla FC, Sevilla Atlético, Arsenal F.C., Real Madrid C.F., Atlético Madrid, S.L. Benfica, Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-19 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. José was born on September 1st, 1983 in Utrera, Spain.

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Jaime Reyes is a comics character.

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Judy Reyes is an actress and producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Judy was born on November 5th, 1967 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Sen Dog is a hip hop music, rap rock, west coast hip hop, and gangsta rap rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 1986. Sen was given the name Senen Reyes on November 22nd, 1965 in Pinar del Río. Sen is also known as Sen Dog.

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Diego Reyes is a soccer player for the Real Sociedad, FC Porto, Club América, FC Porto B, Mexico national under-17 football team, Mexico national under-20 football team, and Mexico national under-23 football team. Diego was born on September 19th, 1992 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Rodolfo "Rudy" Reyes is an actor. His military service ended in 2005. Rodolfo was born on December 3rd, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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How popular is the baby name Reyes in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 5 5 0
1900 11 6 5
1904 6 0 6
1906 5 5 0
1908 10 0 10
1909 13 8 5
1910 11 5 6
1912 15 9 6
1913 17 7 10
1914 11 11 0
1915 39 15 24
1916 39 14 25
1917 23 10 13
1918 29 11 18
1919 38 15 23
1920 57 23 34
1921 32 9 23
1922 41 13 28
1923 52 18 34
1924 55 19 36
1925 44 14 30
1926 52 14 38
1927 38 17 21
1928 58 10 48
1929 51 13 38
1930 64 21 43
1931 50 17 33
1932 54 17 37
1933 41 9 32
1934 54 18 36
1935 50 17 33
1936 53 16 37
1937 44 11 33
1938 39 10 29
1939 39 7 32
1940 52 9 43
1941 51 16 35
1942 59 9 50
1943 36 6 30
1944 48 13 35
1945 60 9 51
1946 62 11 51
1947 74 10 64
1948 67 9 58
1949 51 0 51
1950 59 7 52
1951 53 6 47
1952 62 11 51
1953 67 13 54
1954 79 7 72
1955 52 5 47
1956 50 8 42
1957 59 8 51
1958 62 5 57
1959 50 0 50
1960 51 6 45
1961 40 0 40
1962 49 6 43
1963 46 0 46
1964 60 10 50
1965 59 6 53
1966 49 0 49
1967 52 7 45
1968 33 0 33
1969 68 7 61
1970 64 5 59
1971 49 0 49
1972 51 6 45
1973 64 7 57
1974 54 0 54
1975 40 0 40
1976 56 7 49
1977 69 6 63
1978 59 0 59
1979 79 7 72
1980 79 8 71
1981 68 0 68
1982 73 0 73
1983 58 9 49
1984 58 0 58
1985 62 0 62
1986 72 0 72
1987 66 0 66
1988 77 6 71
1989 83 0 83
1990 96 6 90
1991 87 5 82
1992 84 0 84
1993 51 0 51
1994 88 0 88
1995 74 0 74
1996 89 6 83
1997 87 0 87
1998 67 0 67
1999 101 0 101
2000 87 0 87
2001 87 0 87
2002 92 5 87
2003 71 0 71
2004 80 0 80
2005 83 0 83
2006 86 0 86
2007 66 0 66
2008 94 5 89
2009 62 0 62
2010 54 0 54
2011 61 5 56
2012 67 0 67
2013 60 0 60
2014 60 0 60
2015 68 0 68
2016 57 0 57
2017 42 0 42

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Popularity of Reyes as a first name

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Popularity of Reyes as a last name

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Common last names for Reyes

  • Garcia
  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Gonzalez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Gutierrez
  • Gonzales
  • Flores
  • Ramirez
  • Torres
  • Ruiz
  • Rivera
  • Gomez
  • Soto

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reyes U.S.
  White 4.41% 64.26%
  African American 0.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reyes

People with the last name Reyes are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Reyes

  • How Popular is the name Reyes? Reyes is the 3,283rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Reyes was the 60th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reyes have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,282 babies born with the first name Reyes in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reyes to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reyes? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reyes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reyes is Monday, January 6th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Reyes born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reyes was in 1999 with a total of 101 babies.
  • Random Reyes Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reyes is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 23 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Reyes: Your name in reverse order is Seyer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reyes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reyes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 327,904 people with the last name Reyes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reyes? Reyes was ranked as the 60th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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