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What does Leroux mean?

Leroux Pronunciation of 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.

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


Middle name pairings:
Leroux Ramiro (L.R.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. 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 105 years ago (#1333). (2015 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.

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