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Roy Meaning


What does Roy mean?

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.

The Given Name Roy

Roy is a luminous and valiant name.

A chic name, Roy possesses great character.

Roy has no variant spellings.

Roy falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Roy Batty, Roy Campanella, and Roy Conacher.

Roy Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 542 in baby name popularity for boys with 514 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 535 in baby name popularity for boys with 527 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Roy sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Roy Name Popularity Page.

Roy Related Names

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

Famous Roys

  • Roy Batty ~ Blade Runner character
  • Roy Campanella ~ Baseball Player
  • Roy Conacher ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Roy Disney ~ Business Mogul
  • Roy Emerson ~ Tennis Player
  • Roy Helu ~ Football Player
  • Roy J. Glauber ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 2005
  • Roy Makaay ~ Soccer Player
  • Roy Orbison ~ Rock Musician
  • Roy Rogers ~ Actor
  • Roy Scheider ~ Actor
  • Roy Worters ~ Ice Hockey Player

Roy Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Roy.

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Roy Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Roy in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Roy.

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.