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

Roxy Origin and Meaning

The name Roxy is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "dawn".

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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QueenieGuldbaek Says:


I know 2 Roxy's. One is a dog and the other is a chicken.

MidnightSky Says:


I'm picturing a lounge singer with a low, smoky voice. It's very fun and very cute.

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!