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What does Leroi mean?

Leroi Pronunciation of Leroi [leroi] as a boys' name is of French derivation, and the meaning of the name Leroi is "the king". Leroi is a variant form of Leroy (French): from the French phrase Le Roi.

Associated with: king.


Leroi has 1 variant: Leeroy.

3 more relations via Leroy: Elroi, Elroy and Lee.

Creative forms:
(male) Lauroi, Leeroi, ..

(female) Leli, Lelou, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leroi Duane (L.D.), ..

How popular is Leroi?

Leroi is an unusual given name for men. Leroi is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lee (#679 from recent data), Leroy (#997), Leeroy and Elroy are the popular related forms of Leroi (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Leroi reached the apex of their popularity 115 years ago (adoption of 0.7%) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions like Elroy becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elroy, Lee, Leeroy, Leroy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leroi is pronounced similarly to Laray, Larie, Laroy, Larry, Larue, Lary, Leary, Leroux and Lorry. Other recommended names are Delroi (see Delroy), Laron, Lebron, Ledon, Leeron, Lenci, Lenox, Leo, Leon, Leron, Lerone, Levi, Levon, Lexo, Liron, Loron, Lyron and Troi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leroi.

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