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What does Delroy mean?

Delroy Pronunciation of Delroy [del-roy] as a boys' name is pronounced DEL-roy. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Delroy is "the king". More common forms are Elroy and Leroy. Actor Delroy Lindo.

Associated with: king.


Delroy has 5 variants: Delray, Delrick, Delrico, Delroi and Delron.

5 more different relations via Elroy, Leroy: Elroi, Elroy, Elroye, Leeroy and Leroi.

Creative forms:
(male) Deler, Deroy, ..

(female) Delion, Delor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delroy Aidyn (D.A.), ..

How popular is Delroy?

Delroy is an unusual given name for men. Delroy is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Delroy was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #1600 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delroy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delroy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Delroy are Elroy, Leeroy and Leroy (#997 last year). These forms of Delroy were favored 85 years ago (median #733) and have become significantly less popular since (#1749, down 97%), with forms such as Elroy becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delroy, Elroy, Leeroy, Leroy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delroy and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cloy, Conroy, Croy, Daley, Dalon, Darby, Daron, Darrol, Darron, Darrow, Darry, Darsy, Decio, Dedric, Deecon, Deion, Dejon, Delainy, Delane, Delani, Delano, Delany, Deleon, Deli, Delios, Delius, Dell, Delles, Delmar, Delmon, Delmont, Delmor (see Delmar), Delon, Deloran, Delos, Delton, Delvin, Delvon, Delwyn, Demos, Denbey, Denly, Denney, Deorsa, Derbey, Derby, Derek, Derk, Dermot, Deron, Deroyce, Derrie, Derrik, Derrin, Derron, Derry, Derryk, Derryl, Dervon, Derwyn, Deryk, Deryl, Deston, Destrey, Destry, Deveon, Devion, Devon, Devron, Deyon, Dillon, Dilon, Doron, Dyllon and Gilroy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Delroy.

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