Meaning and name origin
Elroy \e-lroy, el-roy\ as a boy's 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Delroy.
Elroy is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1078 out of 1220, Top 88%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#85485 out of 88799, Top 96%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elroy for boys. Elroy reached its highest rank of #515 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).