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Name Leroy

Origin:From a French word for kingTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:#994     ... 995:Deshawn, 996:Jayvion, 997:Leroy, 998:Briar, 999:Jaydon ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Leeroy, Berry, Eero, Eloy, Elroy, Erol, Eron, Eros, Gero, Gerry     Details
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About Leroy, the group of names with the same origin as Leroy

Language of origin:French
Info about origin:from a French nickname le roi meaning the king
 it is not known why this nickname became a given name in English-speaking countries
 especially popular among African-Americans
Words:roi = the king  French
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:180:Leroy USA 1960-1969
Name variants:Elroy, Leeroy, Leroy   Sortable list   Details
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Switzerland 1997 569
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 552,  1980-1989 343,  1960-1969 180
USA yearlyGraph2015 994,  2013 972,  2012 938,  2010 938,  2008 912,  2007 998,  2006 931,  2005 947,  2004 811,  2003 795,  2002 806,  2001 785,  2000 709,  1999 683,  1998 641,  1997 588,  1996 585,  1995 549,  1994 559,  1993 539
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