Royal

August 27, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
From the English word “royal”, meaning, well, “royal” . . . Ultimately derived from Latin via French, meaning “kingly”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Leroi, Leroy, Rollo, Roy, Royale, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Royal Purcel, the “egg-boy” with a hidden artistic talent, in “The Egg-Boy” from Nora Perry’s A Flock of Girls and Boys (1895).

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