Origins Available: French, Scottish
local festivals, or who habitually put on regal airs. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old Fench word rei, meaning king.
Early Origins of the Roi family
Brittany, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Roi family
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Roi Spelling Variations
local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Roi, including Roys, Roy, Roais, Roays, Roaiz, Roi, Rois, Le Roy, La Roy, Les Roys, Des Roys and many more.
Early Notables of the Roi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Roi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Roi Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Roi (post 1700)
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