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pinWhat 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 6 variants: Elroi, Elroy, Lee, Leeroy, Leroi and Roy.

Affiliated boy names: Delroy, Gilroy and Rey.

Leroy has 1 feminine form: Lareina.

Kreatif forms: Lawroy, Liroy, Lleuroy. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leroy name in U.S.

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

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%).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leroy, Elroy, Lee, Leeroy, Rey, Roy in U.S.

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

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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.