Roy

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #524 in 2013 and #532 in 2014.

Famous People

Roy Orbison (Singer), Roy Rogers (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Roy Scheider (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Roy Hibbert (Basketball Player), Roy Clark (Singer), Roy Halladay (Baseball Player), Roy Stuart (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Roy Acuff (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Anglicized spelling of a Scottish nickname from Scottish Gaelic ruadh ‎(“red”). By folk etymology associated with Middle French roy ‎(“king”). [1]

Meaning(s):

-A city in Utah.

-( male name -comes from the Scottish Gaelic language-).

In French

Origin: From English Roy

Meaning(s):

-(Canada) ( male name) borrowed from English in the 19th century. This is the third most popular last name in Quebec, due to the large numbers of Irish immigrants to French Canada during the Great Famine.

In Swedish

Origin: From English Roy

Meaning(s):

-( male name) borrowed from English in the 19th century.

In Norwegian

Origin: From English Roy

Meaning(s):

-( male name) borrowed from English in the 19th century.