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Gender: M Meaning of Leroy: "the king" Origin of Leroy: French Leroy's Popularity in 2016: #928

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. It was Number 928 in 2016.

Famous People Named Leroy

Leroy Anderson, American composer
Leroy Carr, American blues singer and pianist
Leroy Hill, American football player
Leroy Harris, American football player
Leroy Kelly, American football player
Leroy Cook, American football player
LeRoy Butler, American football player
Leroy Powell, American country musician
Leroy Hood, American biologist
Leroy Johan Fer, Dutch footballer
LeRoy Bell, American singer-songwriter
Leroy Chiao, retired NASA astronaut
Leroy Watson, Olympic bronze medalist in archery (1988)
Leroy Sané, soccer player
Leroy Fer, soccer player
Samuel Leroy Jackson, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Leroy

Leroy Jethro Gibbs, character on TV's "NCIS"
'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' (1973), song by Jim Croce

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