What does Elroy mean?
Elroy [el-roy] as a boys' name is pronounced EL-roy. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Elroy is "the king". Variant of Leroy possibly influenced by the Spanish el. Could also be a variant of the surname Elray, derived from the name Hilary.
(male) Edroy, Eliroy, ..
(female) Elroyda, Elroyna, .. Middle name pairings:
Elroy Layton (E.L.), ..
How popular is Elroy?
Elroy is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1078 out of 1220, Top 88%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#113519 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Elroy for boys. Elroy reached its highest position of #486 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of the boy name Elroy and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Elroy are Roy (#536 from current records), Leroy (#997), Leeroy, Hilary and Delroy. These relations of Elroy were popular as birth names in the 1900s (usage of 1.1%) and have become significantly less common since, with forms such as Roy going out of style.
Elroy▼ is alike in pronunciation to Elrey. Other recommended names are Cloy, Croy, Early▼, Eero, Efron, Eldon▼, Eldor, Eliot, Eliron, Ellrod, Elmo▼, Elof, Eloi, Elon, Elov, Eloy, Elrad, Elrod, Elson, Elton▼, Elvo, Ely, Elyot, Erly, Erol, Eron, Eros, Errol▼, Erron, Evron, Laroy and Troy▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elroy.See names in meaning and etymology.