Roy - Meaning Of Roy, What Does Roy Mean?

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Roy Meaning


What does Roy mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Roy is of Irish , English and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Roy is "red".  

Roy is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Roy.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 532 in baby name popularity for boys with 517 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Roy Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Roy has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Roy to other names.


The names Rohit, Roja, Roux, Rowa are all forms of Roy.

Roy falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Roy Rogers, Roy Jones, Roy Williams, Roy Emerson.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Roy in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Roy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Roy in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Roy Numerology page.

Roy Numerology
Roy in Hieroglyhics
Roy in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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