What does Leroy mean?
Leroy /le-roy/ as a boys' name is pronounced LEE-roy, le-ROY. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Leroy is "the king".
From the French phrase Le Roi. Occupational name: one of the servants or pages of the king. Poet Amiri Baraka was originally named Everett LeRoi Jones.
Leroy has 1 feminine form: Lareina.Kreatif forms: Lawroy, Liroy, Lleuroy. [more]
How popular is Leroy?
Leroy is a very prominent first name for males (#144 out of 1220, Top 12%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4338 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Leroy for boys. Leroy reached its highest rank of #52 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Leroy and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Leroy ranked in the Top 1000 are Elroy, Lee (#701 the previous year), Leeroy, Rey (#884) and Roy (#532). These forms of Leroy were at the top of their popularity 9 decades ago (usage of 0.57%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.147%, ▼74.2%).
Thinking of names?
Leroy▼ is pronounced similarly to Laray, Larie, Laroy, Larrey, Larry▼, Larue, Lary, Lawrey, Lawry, Leary, Leroux and Lorry. Other suggested similar baby names are Croy, Laron, Lebron, Ledon, Leeron, Lenny▼, Lenox, Leo▲, Leon▼, Leron, Lerone, Lesly, Levey, Levon, Levy▼, Lexo, Lezly, Liron, Loron, Loy▼, Lyron and Troy▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leroy.