US Popularity:19035
Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):French, Scottish
Meaning:The red one; Of Croy; Cross maker; Someone who lives by the cross
If you have a little redhead on the way, Croy would suit them wonderfully. Originally a surname, this gender-neutral moniker has Irish, Scottish, and French roots. Croy is a diminutive of McCroy, which is a variant of McRoy, stemming from the Irish Mac Rúaidh. Meaning “the red one,” it matches auburn locks stunningly. It is also a habitational surname in many places called Croy in Inverness-shire, Scotland. Lastly, deriving from the French term croisier, it means “cross” or “crook.” Croy would’ve been given to those who either made crosses or lived by the cross. No matter if you want baby to feel proud of their heritage and their ginger curls or you want them to have the ambition to get where they want in life by hook or by crook, Croy is an inspiring choice.

Croy Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2021
#20241
in 2021
+ 1792
from 2020
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