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in 2010

Royce

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 7 0 7
1893 5 0 5
1895 7 0 7
1896 10 0 10
1897 7 0 7
1898 7 0 7
1900 11 0 11
1903 10 0 10
1904 8 0 8
1905 7 0 7
1906 10 0 10
1907 8 0 8
1908 9 0 9
1909 14 0 14
1910 11 0 11
1911 23 0 23
1912 37 0 37
1913 44 0 44
1914 77 0 77
1915 115 6 109
1916 129 6 123
1917 134 5 129
1918 146 13 133
1919 146 10 136
1920 187 14 173
1921 215 16 199
1922 195 9 186
1923 220 13 207
1924 250 17 233
1925 247 26 221
1926 266 23 243
1927 266 17 249
1928 289 29 260
1929 302 21 281
1930 304 15 289
1931 317 20 297
1932 323 18 305
1933 318 29 289
1934 315 19 296
1935 388 23 365
1936 341 24 317
1937 348 22 326
1938 367 35 332
1939 325 27 298
1940 366 32 334
1941 372 15 357
1942 368 45 323
1943 430 59 371
1944 400 53 347
1945 382 59 323
1946 401 47 354
1947 399 38 361
1948 392 36 356
1949 370 42 328
1950 368 43 325
1951 388 29 359
1952 401 39 362
1953 409 58 351
1954 400 36 364
1955 401 29 372
1956 412 57 355
1957 369 39 330
1958 366 33 333
1959 361 24 337
1960 334 34 300
1961 294 20 274
1962 310 19 291
1963 303 27 276
1964 282 30 252
1965 239 18 221
1966 209 17 192
1967 246 18 228
1968 206 19 187
1969 246 15 231
1970 228 14 214
1971 243 14 229
1972 198 12 186
1973 182 18 164
1974 169 9 160
1975 155 9 146
1976 180 8 172
1977 199 17 182
1978 180 9 171
1979 192 5 187
1980 188 11 177
1981 197 7 190
1982 224 8 216
1983 174 7 167
1984 201 6 195
1985 227 13 214
1986 189 7 182
1987 201 5 196
1988 216 14 202
1989 199 5 194
1990 219 8 211
1991 201 7 194
1992 202 5 197
1993 216 10 206
1994 196 0 196
1995 199 7 192
1996 186 7 179
1997 138 6 132
1998 155 0 155
1999 165 7 158
2000 179 0 179
2001 130 0 130
2002 133 0 133
2003 143 7 136
2004 148 0 148
2005 194 0 194
2006 222 6 216
2007 232 5 227
2008 233 8 225
2009 231 13 218
2010 321 15 306
2011 512 34 478
2012 585 44 541
2013 552 41 511
2014 644 43 601
2015 577 46 531

Fun Facts about the name Royce

  • How many people with the first name Royce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,044 babies born with the first name Royce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Royce to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Royce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Royce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Royce is Friday, February 27th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Royce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Royce was in 2014 with a total of 601 babies.
  • Random Royce Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Royce ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 17 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Royce: Your name in reverse order is Ecyor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrcoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Royce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,115 people with the last name Royce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Royce? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Royce as their last name.
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Popularity of Royce as a first name

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Popularity of Royce as a last name

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Common last names for Royce

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Lewis
  • Clark
  • Allen
  • Jackson
  • Parker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Royce U.S.
  White 91.63% 64.26%
  African American 2.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Royce

People with the last name Royce are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Royce" mean? The list below shows the origins of Royce as well as things modernly associated with the name Royce such as celebrities named Royce.

English

Origin and Meaning of Royce

The name "Royce" is of English origin, and it means "Of a famous kin". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A matronymic surname​ derived from the medieval Germanic given name Rose.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name

Royce Clayton

Royce Clayton is a MLB player. Royce was born in 1970 in Burbank, California.

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Royce D. Applegate

Royce D. Applegate is an actors, screenwriter, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Royce was born in 1939 in Midwest City, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Royce

Royce Chocolate
Royce Da 5'9
Royce Funds
Royce Gracie
Royce Lamberth
Royce Leather
Royce Wood Junior
Royce Freeman
Royce Reed
Royce White

What does the name Royce mean?

Ris for respect, earned through your actions

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Cis for comic, laughter is your tonic.

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

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