Name Roy Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Roy


Roy is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Roy?

Roy is an English and Scottish variant of the Irish name Ruadh, which is of Celtic origin. However, Roy can also be derived from Hebrew.

What does the name Roy mean?

The name Roy means “red” and “redhead” (from Celtic”ruadh”) and “shepherd” or “my shepherd” (from Hebrew “ro’e/רוֹעֶה”). Besides, people like to derive the name from French “roi” meaning “king”.

Pronunciation of Roy

Variants of the name Roy


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Popularity of the name Roy

The name Roy is ranked #4524 overall.

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