Leroy: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Leroy

Derived from the French "le roi," meaning "the king," this name actually originated not as a title of nobility, but an affectionate nickname. Judging by how much of your schedule your little guy will dictate, we'd say this is a very fitting moniker.

Nicknames:

Lee, Roy.

Famous people named Leroy:

Composer Leroy Anderson; singer/pianist Leroy Carr; football players Leroy Kelly, Leroy Harris, Leroy Cook, LeRoy Butler, and Leroy Hill; astronaut Leroy Chiao; actor Samuel Leroy Jackson.

Fun fact:

In Disney's "Lilo and Stitch" series, Stitch has a twin named Leroy.

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