Origin: Irish Gaelic

meaning: “red”
also, short form of Leroy (French), meaning: king

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Rey, Roi, Royce, Royer, Ruy

Roy TV and Movie Quotes:
“You’ll like working for Roy Taylor. He’s solid.”
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
“Oh come on, Roy. The dog had a piece, he was
gonna use it.” The Shield (2002 TV Series)

Famous people named Roy or its variations

1. Roy Anthony Hargrove (b. 1969), American jazz trumpeter
2. Roy Kelton Orbison (1936-1988), American singer, songwriter
3. Roy Claxton Acuff (1903-92), American country music
singer, fiddler

Roy Middle Names:
Roy Dennis
Roy Franklin
Roy Jarrod
Roy Killian
Roy Shane

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  1. Alexandra says:


  2. Roy says:

    People just call me red

  3. Lakshya Garg says:

    roxy,ronny is the cutieeeeee nameees!!!!!

  4. BARBARA says:

    One of the BEST middle names for ‘ROY’ is: WAYNE !!! Read names together: ‘ROY WAYNE’ !!!!!

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