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Gender: Male Origin of Elroy: English variation of Leroy Meaning of Leroy: French, "the king"

The name Elroy is a boy's name of English origin. Elroy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose BOYS - with middle names".

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Once a staple of the 1920s, like Leroy and Elwood, Elroy is languishing in style limbo now. One feature that might make it worth a second glance is its royal meaning, for those looking for a vintage twist on names like Royal and Reign.

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Famous People Named Elroy

Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, American NFL football player
Elroy Alexander Smith, Belizean footballer
Elroy McKendree Avery, American politician, author, and historian
Elroy Schwartz, American TV writer; brother of writer/producer Sherwood Schwartz
Elroy Powell aka Spoonface, British singer-songwriter/producer of Black Legend

Pop Culture References for the name Elroy

Elroy Jetson, boy in animated series "The Jetsons"
Elroy P. Lobo, main character on TV's "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo"
Elroy "Lucky" Kleinschmidt, character on TV's "King of the Hill"

Elroi, Elroye


Runa Says:


Reminds me of the Jetsons :p

aleerakate Says:


I actually find this name quite nice! I might be slightly more likely to use it for a dog but my last dog was Leo, which is a wonderful baby name, so that doesn't mean much!
I like Elroy much more than Leroy but even Leroy isn't bad.