Name Roy

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Roy

Roy is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Roy

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

Meaning of Roy

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

Roi

Roy in the categories

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Name Statistic: Roy is ranked #4116 overall ↑↑ 286

  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1766 ↓↓ -139
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2463 ↑↑ 1101
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 2827 ↑↑ 536
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2861 ↑↑ 180
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3198 ↓↓ -293
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3245 ↓↓ -859
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3307 ↑ 9
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3453 ↓↓ -144
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3641 ↓↓ -520
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4080 ↓↓ -1610
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4776 ↓↓ -655
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 5236 ↓ -64
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 5425 ↓↓ -319
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5589 ↓↓ -555
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 5934 ↑↑ 1224
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 5941 ↑↑ 706
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 7310 ↓↓ -2926
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8212 ↓↓ -674
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 8933 ↓↓ -169


Name Roy

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