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

The name Roxy is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "dawn". Roxy and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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 Elise Davis-Jacenko, Australian businesswoman and media personality ("Celebrity Apprentice: Australia")
Roxanne "Roxy" Saint, American punk singer and actress
Rokhsaneh "Roxy" Ghawam-Shahidi, British actress
Roxy Jezel, British adult film actress
Roxy Sorkin, daughter of producer and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin
Roxy Alabama Weston (b. 2010), daughter of TV/radio presenter Roz Weston
Bianca Roxy Weyler (b. 2012), daughter of drummer Javier Weyler of Stereophonics
Roxanne Elizabeth "Roxy" Olin, American actress, daughter of actors Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig

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"
Roxanne "Roxy" Miller, character on Australian soap "Home & Away"
Roxy Hunter, main character in a series of Nickelodeon TV movies
Roxy, character on TV's "Sabrina the Teenage Witch"
Roxy Balsom, character on American soap "One Life to Live"
Roxanne "Roxy" Harvey, character on TV's "Dead Like Me"
Roxy, the fairy of earth in "Winx Club"
Roxanne "Roxy" Harmon, character in 2011 film "God Bless America"
Roxanne "Roxy" Morton, character in "Kingsman: The Secret Service"
Roxy Roker, character on TV's "Hannah Montana"
Roxy Lalonde, character in the webcomic 'Homestuck'
Roxanne Marie "Roxy" LeBlanc, character on TV's "Army Wives"
Roxy Wellard, character in book/film "The Story of Tracy Beaker"
Roxanne "Roxy" Ryan, character in film "New York Minute"
Roxy Washington aka Bling, character in X-Men comics
Roxy Leech, character in Superman and Superboy comics
Roxy Rocket, character in Batman comics
Roxy Nelson, character in video game "The Sims 3" Moonlight Bay
Roxy, clothing line
Roxy Music, English band


katinka Says:


Love Roxy (much more than Roxie), but I'm not sure which long form I prefer, if any. I think I'd prefer to use Roxy as a sassy, unconventional nickname for Rosamund.

jan11th Says:


If i had twins i would name them Roxy & Romy!