What does Elroy mean?
Elroy \e-lroy, 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Delroy.
Elroy▼ has 17 more related variations via Hilary, Leroy: Helario, Hilaire, Hilar, Hilarid, Hilarie, Hilario, Hilarion, Hilarius, Hillary, Hillery, Hilliary, Hilorio, Ilario, Illario, Lee▼, Leeroy and Leroi.
Elroy is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1078 out of 1220, Top 88%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#85485 out of 88799, Top 96%). (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. during the years 1930-1939, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
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. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 and have become significantly less popular since, with the forms Lee, Elroy, Leroy and Roy becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)