Origin:Jamaican
Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:From Glen Roy
Glenroy is a gender-neutral given name and surname of Scottish and Jamaican origin, deriving from the place name of Glen Roy in Scotland. Glen Roy is a beautiful nature reserve featuring the geological phenomenon of three loch terraces, known as the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy. They resemble man-made roads, but actually formed along the shorelines of an ancient ice-dammed lake during the Pleistocene era. With its stunning scenery and ancient history, this Scottish glen makes a lovely namesake for baby! Glenroy is most commonly used as a first name in Jamaica, but can also be found in other countries in the Caribbean.
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