Leroy Origin and Meaning
The name Leroy is a boy's name of French origin meaning "the king".
Leroy's heyday was in the early twentieth century, when it was in the US Top 100 until 1949. As a result, it's now more frequently seen as a father or grandfather name rather than a viable newborn option. Though it has dropped off the popularity charts several times in recent years, it hasn't fallen into complete obscurity yet.
# 976 in the US
Leroy Rank in US Top 1000
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Famous People Named Leroy
- Leroy AndersonAmerican composer
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Leroy in Pop Culture
- Leroy Jethro Gibbscharacter on TV's "NCIS"
- Leroytwin of Stitch in Disney's Lilo & Stitch series
- Leroy Jenkinscharacter on TV's South Park
- "BadBad Leroy Brown," song by Jim Croce
- Leroy Lockhorncharacter in the comic strip "The Lockhorns"