US Popularity:8301
Other Origin(s):Gaelic, Spanish
Meaning:The king; Belonging to the king; Son of the red-haired lad
Most kids would be happy to be a prince, but if that's not enough for your little one, then this name is sure to succeed instead. Elroy, a French boy's name, means "the king" and is a variant of the names Leroy and Delory, which means “belonging to the king.” It comes from the French phrase le roi, but the spelling might have been influenced by Spanish's el. Also a last name, Elroy came from the Gaelic Mac Giolla Rua or McElroy, which means “son of the red-haired lad,” making for a sweet choice to honor baby’s rosy features. This regal name was most popular in the 1920s, so it's perfect if you're searching for a name with a vintage twist.

Elroy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elroy is currently #4389 on The Bump
Boy:Elroy is currently #2445 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elroy is currently #8301 in U.S. births
Boy:Elroy is currently #3899 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1180
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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