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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Royal
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Royal in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Royal:
Records indicate that 8,780 boys in the United States have been named Royal since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1922, when 228 people in the U.S. were given the name Royal. Those people are now 94 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Royal
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4 Positive Comments
"From my husband's side of the family, I'm considering 'Royal' for my baby's name (or 'Cleo' an heirloom name from my side of the family, if it is a girl). Family members have suggested that a small child named Royal would have difficulty telling people what his name is because it is difficult to enunciate (imagine: 'woyl')..." Nov. 6, 2012:
"People either really like it or they say "your parents named you that?" It was my father's name and then an uncle of his, and an uncle before that back into the 1800's. I've met one other Royal, a guy who overhead someone calling my name. I think it is a great name. No one calls me "Roy". But some people call me by my last name(Frazier) instead. That increased a lot once the TV show "Frasier" hit the air." Dec. 14, 2006:
"It's awesome, conversation piece, often mispelled as royale, plus in canada you see it everywhere billboards and such." May. 4, 2006:
"I named my son Royal. A friend's dad was Royal and I always loved it." Jan. 13, 2006:
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