Rhys is a surname or (usually male) given name of Welsh Origin that translates to the word Ardour, meaning Eagerness, Love and Passion. It also exists in the Anglicised forms Rice, Rees, Reese and Reece.

Rhys is the "last name" of:
* Keidrych Rhys, Welsh literary journalist and editor
* Phillip Rhys, English actor
* Matthew Rhys, Welsh actor
* Ernest Rhys, English writer
* Jean Rhys, Caribbean writer
* Gruff Rhys, vocalist and guitarist
* Morgan John Rhys, Baptist minister
* Sir John Rhys, a Celtic scholar at Oxford
* John Rhys-Davies, Welsh actor
* John Llewellyn Rhys, an airman memorialised by John Llewellyn Rhys prize

"first name" of:
* Rhys Burriss, graduate of Worcester College, Oxford, and sometime Senior Magistrate of Montserrat, West Indies (q.v.)
* Rhys Thomas (rugby player)
* Rhys Thomas (comedian)
* Rhys Muldoon, Australian actor
* Rhys Fulber, member of Front Line Assembly
* Rhys Hughes, Welsh writer
* Rhys Chatham, American avant-garde "guitar orchestra" composer
* Rhys Ifans, Welsh actor
* Rhys ap Gruffydd, 12th century ruler of southern Wales
* Rhys ap Tewdwr, 11th century prince of southern Wales
* Rhys L. Isaac, professor
* Rhys Bovensiepen, Tennis player, Lives in Ben RhyddingAustralian Comedian
* Rhys Millen, car racer
* Rhys Wakefield (born 1988), Australian actor
* Rhys Darby, a stand-up comedian from New Zealand
* Rhys Coiro, (born 1979), American film actor
* Rhys Webb, Welsh rugby union player

and "middle name" of:
* Griff Rhys Jones, comedian
* Thomas William Rhys Davids, British scholar
* Sophie Rhys Jones Windsor Countess of Wessex, Married to Prince Edward
* Jonathan Rhys Meyers, actor

also "fictional characters with the name Rhys" are:
* Rhys Williams, a fictional character in the BBC science fiction series "Torchwood"
* Rhys, member of the Greil Mercenaries in 2005's for Nintendo GameCube
* Rhys Ashworth, fictional character on the British soap Hollyoaks
* Rhys, fictional character in Laurell K. Hamilton's Merry Gentry book series
* Rhys Lewis, novel

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  • rhys — rhys·sa; …   English syllables

  • Rhys — ist im englischen Sprachraum ein männlicher Vorname[1] walisischen Ursprungs mit der Bedeutung „Begeisterung“, „Eifer“,[2] der auch als Familienname auftritt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Namensträger 1.1 Historische Zeit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • RHYS (J.) — RHYS JEAN (1890 1979) Née à Roseau (Dominique), de mère créole et d’un père médecin anglais, Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams est devenue Jean Rhys après avoir utilisé plusieurs pseudonymes. Comme la plupart des écrivains antillais, elle a passé la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rhys — m Welsh: traditional name meaning ‘ardour’. The name was borne in the early Middle Ages by various rulers in south west Wales, such as Rhys ap Tewdur (d. 1093) and Rhys ap Gruffudd (1132–97). Anglicized form: REES (SEE Rees) …   First names dictionary

  • Rhys — Rhys, John, engl. Keltolog, geb. 21. Juni 1840 in Abercareo bei Pomerwyd in Wales, studierte in Bangor und Oxford, später in Göttingen und Leipzig und wurde dann Schulinspektor in seiner Heimat, von wo er 1878 als Professor der keltischen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rhys — Rhys, John, engl. Keltolog, geb. 21. Juni 1840 in Abercaero (Cardiganshire), seit 1877 Prof. in Oxford; schrieb: »Lectures on Welsh philology« (2. Aufl. 1879), »Celtic Britain« (neue Aufl. 1904), »Celtic Heathendom« (2 Aufl. 1897), »Arthurian… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rhys —   [riːs],    1) Jean, eigentlich Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams [riːs wɪljəmz], englische Schriftstellerin karibischer Herkunft, * Roseau (Dominica) 24. 8. 1890, ✝ Exeter 14. 5. 1979; lebte ab 1907 in Europa, v. a. in Südengland und Paris. In ihren …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rhys — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rhys est un prénom gallois historique, toujours utilisé, porté notamment par de nombreux joueurs de rugby gallois, mais également répandu dans le monde… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhys — This unusual and interesting surname is of Old Welsh origin, and derives from the Old Welsh personal name Ris , Welsh Rhys meaning ardour. The popularity of the name is borne out by the number of surnames it has generated. The personal name… …   Surnames reference

  • Rhys ap Gruffydd — (1132 ndash; 28 April 1197) was the ruler of the kingdom of Deheubarth in south Wales. He is commonly known as The Lord Rhys, in Welsh Yr Arglwydd Rhys , but this title may not have been used in his lifetime. [Turvey pp. 91–2] He usually used the …   Wikipedia

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