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What does Leroux mean?

Leroux /ler-oux/ as a boys' name is pronounced la-ROO. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Leroux is "the red-haired one".

Associated with: red.


Leroux has 1 variant: Larue.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Lercas, Loroux, ..

(female) Lerleo, Lerra, ..

How popular is Leroux?

Leroux is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#10557 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Larue is the only popular varying form of Leroux (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Leroux was well-received among parents 104 years ago (#1333). Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Leroux and associated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Larue in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leroux and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Leroux is alike in pronunciation to Laroy, Leeroy, Leroi and Leroy. Other recommended names are Arnoux, Evreux, Laron, Lebron, Lebrun, Ledon, Leeron, Lemond, Lennox, Lenox, Leo, Leon, Leone, Leron, Lerone, Levon, Lex, Lexo, Lexus, Liron, Loron, Lou and Lyron. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leroux.