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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.


Variations

Elroy has 3 variant forms: Elroi, Elroye and Roy.

For more information, see also the related boy name Delroy.


Popularity

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elroy name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elroy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Roy (#532), Leroy and Elroy. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elroy, Leroy, Roy in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Elroy is also pronounced similarly to Elrey. Other suggested similar baby names are Eloy and Elrod. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elroy.

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