Roel

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
609
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Roel mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Roel

"Roel" is a name of French origin, and it means "rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Roel

Roel Reiné is a film director. Roel was born on July 15th, 1969 in Netherlands.

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Roel Brouwers is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach, Roda JC Kerkrade, and SC Paderborn 07. Roel was born on November 28th, 1981 in Heerlen.

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VanVelzen is a pop music and pop rock singing, songwriter, and pianist. He has been prominent since 2006. VanVelzen was given the name Roel van Velzen on March 20th, 1978 in Delft.

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Roel Cortez was a singer-songwriter. His career lasted from 1984 to 1992. Roel was given the name Roel Corpuz on July 30th, 1967 in Meycauayan. He passed away on April 1st, 2015.

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Roel Campos is a lawyer. Roel was born in 1949 in Harlingen, Texas.

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Roel was born on June 26th, 1969.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Roel

Gabriela Roel is a television and film actress. Gabriela was born on December 13th, 1959 in Delicias, Chihuahua.

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Fernando was born on August 14th, 1921 in Monterrey. Fernando is also known as García Roel and Fernando (Spanish). He died on February 26th, 2009.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1926 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1931 6 0 6
1932 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1934 8 0 8
1935 8 0 8
1936 9 0 9
1937 6 0 6
1938 7 0 7
1940 23 0 23
1941 8 0 8
1942 13 0 13
1943 14 0 14
1944 15 0 15
1945 14 0 14
1946 19 0 19
1947 24 0 24
1948 23 0 23
1949 30 0 30
1950 33 0 33
1951 23 0 23
1952 40 0 40
1953 39 0 39
1954 45 0 45
1955 35 0 35
1956 53 0 53
1957 42 0 42
1958 45 0 45
1959 54 0 54
1960 68 0 68
1961 57 0 57
1962 64 0 64
1963 42 0 42
1964 69 0 69
1965 66 0 66
1966 52 0 52
1967 61 0 61
1968 54 0 54
1969 75 0 75
1970 66 0 66
1971 68 0 68
1972 56 0 56
1973 70 0 70
1974 74 0 74
1975 77 0 77
1976 64 0 64
1977 61 0 61
1978 69 0 69
1979 58 0 58
1980 82 0 82
1981 74 0 74
1982 76 0 76
1983 76 0 76
1984 75 0 75
1985 55 0 55
1986 63 0 63
1987 67 0 67
1988 65 0 65
1989 65 0 65
1990 62 0 62
1991 50 0 50
1992 58 0 58
1993 67 0 67
1994 71 0 71
1995 63 0 63
1996 54 0 54
1997 58 0 58
1998 66 0 66
1999 75 0 75
2000 83 0 83
2001 59 0 59
2002 65 0 65
2003 68 0 68
2004 65 0 65
2005 58 0 58
2006 60 0 60
2007 67 0 67
2008 58 0 58
2009 54 0 54
2010 60 0 60
2011 66 0 66
2012 55 0 55
2013 49 0 49
2014 63 0 63
2015 40 0 40
2016 37 0 37
2017 50 0 50

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Popularity of Roel as a last name

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Common last names for Roel

  • Martinez
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roel U.S.
  White 21.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 76.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roel

People with the last name Roel are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Roel

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  • How Popular is the name Roel? Roel is the 4,151st most popular name of all time. As a last name Roel was the 36,695th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,307 babies born with the first name Roel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roel to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Roel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roel is Monday, October 11th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Roel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roel was in 2000 with a total of 83 babies.
  • Random Roel Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roel is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Roel: Your name in reverse order is Leor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rloe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 609 people with the last name Roel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roel as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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