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pinWhat does Elroy mean?

Elroy /el-roy/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Elroy has 3 variants: Elroi, Elroye and Roy.

Affiliated boy names: Delroy and Gilroy.

Elroy has 17 more relations via Hilary, Leroy: Helario, Hilaire, Hilar, Hilarid, Hilarie, Hilario, Hilarion, Hilarius, Hillary, Hillery, Hilliary, Hilorio, Ilario, Illario, Lee, Leeroy and Leroi.

Kreatif forms: Edroy, Eiroy, Eliroy. [more]

pinHow 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 was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #515 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Elroy and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Elroy are Roy (#532 the previous year), Lee (#701), Hilario, Leroy and Leeroy. Forms like Ilario are uncommon. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5847%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1278%, 78.1%), with the forms Lee, Elroy, Leroy and Roy becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Elroy is alike in pronunciation to Elrey. Other recommended similar baby names are Eloy and Elrod. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elroy.