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Leroy meaning and name origin

Leroy \l(e)-roy\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Elroi, Elroy, Lee, Leeroy, Leroi and Roy.

For more information, see also related names Delroy and Rey.

Leroy is also pronounced similarly to Laray, Laroy, Larry, Lary, Leary, Leroux and Lorry. Another suggested similar baby name is Leron.

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Popularity of Leroy

Leroy is a very popular first name for males (#144 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4068 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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