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Gender: F Meaning of Roxy: "dawn" Origin of Roxy: Diminutive of Roxanne, Persian

Roxy, also spelled Roxie, is one of those high-stepping showgal names with plenty of moxie, among the many sassy nickname names on the U.K. popularity list--currently Number 398.

The fictional character Roxie Hart has had a long and interesting life, beginning with the 1926 play Chicago, then a silent film, a 1942 hit movie starring Ginger Rogers, a 1975 Broadway musical with Gwen Verdun as Roxie, plus the 2002 movie Chicago, with Renee Zellweger playing the part.

Other Roxys have appeared on Hannah Montana and Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

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Famous People Named Roxy

Roxy Jezel, British adult film actress
Roxy Sorkin, daughter of producer and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin
Roxy Alabama Weston, daughter of TV/radio presenter Roz Weston
Bianca Roxy Weyler (b. 2012), daughter of drummer Javier Weyler of Stereophonics

Pop Culture References for the name Roxy

"Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael," 1990 film and one of its main characters
Roxanne Lizette "Roxy" Mitchell, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Roxy, character on TV's "Sabrina the Teenage Witch"
Roxy, the fairy of earth in "Winx Club"
Roxy Lalonde, character in the webcomic 'Homestuck'
Roxy Wellard, character in book/film "The Story of Tracy Beaker"
Roxy, character on TV's "Hannah Montana"
Roxanne "Roxy" Ryan, character in film "New York Minute"
Roxy Washington aka Bling, character in X-Men comics
Roxy Nelson, character in video game "The Sims 3" Moonlight Bay
Roxy, clothing line
Roxy Music, English band