Origin:Irish
Popularity:1173
Meaning:red
Roy is a boy's name of Irish origin. This origin is actually a bit of a mixed one because it was brought by the Norman invasions. Roy means "king" and could be an excellent choice for the parent looking for a more subtle way to let baby know what they mean to you.

Famous Roys

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  • Roy Campanella
    Baseball Player
  • Roy Emerson
    Tennis Player
  • Roy Horn
    Magician
  • Roy Orbison
    Singer
  • Roy Scheider
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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