From the Norman invasion to the Celtic baby name charts, Roy is a well-known name among the older population of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. This being said, the classic title has been slowly creeping back up the charts, so why not lead the trend when naming your new addition? This spelling is an Anglicized version of ruadh, meaning “red,” so could be the perfect name for a little boy born with a head of red hair. The title can also be connected to the French roi, meaning “king,” making it an ideal choice for the baby who’s about to rule your world.
Famous People Named Roy
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Roy CampanellaBaseball Player
- Roy EmersonTennis Player
- Roy HornMagician
- Roy OrbisonSinger
- Roy ScheiderActor
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