Leroy

Leroy - A very unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Leroy, meaning the king, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #50. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Leroy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Leroy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Leroy. The baby boy name Leroy was given to 160 baby boys in 2012, ranking #956 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,257 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Leroy peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1910 on position 50.



Famous with this name

Leroy
Mervyn LeRoy
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Leroy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Leroy is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #445 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,201.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Leroy is where you live.


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Leroy origin and meaning

Leroy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means the king. To see famous people named Leroy, pop culture references for the name Leroy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Leroy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Leroy, sorted by popularity.

Larry / Leeroy / Lauro / Laura / Laurie / Larue / Lary / Laurier / Lawyer / Lior /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012956
20111122
2010944
2009986
2008919
20071019
2006947
2005953
2004907
2003827
2002799
2001803
2000707
1999687
1998657
1997594
1996602
1995564
1994550
1993545
1992495
1991472
1990445
1989417
1988400
1987383
1986348
1985350
1984348
1983349
1982300
1981307
1980294
1979279
1978277
1977266
1976260
1975252
1974253
1973245
1972233
1971231
1970212
1969201
1968195
1967189
1966184
1965173
1964174
1963176
1962179
1961171
1960172
1959159
1958158
1957150
1956140
1955133
1954125
1953126
1952117
1951111
1950102
1949101
194897
194798
194690
194583
194478
194374
194269
194167
194066
193961
193861
193756
193657
193550
193454
193356
193253
193152
193053
192952
192851
192751
192651
192552
192453
192355
192255
192155
192056
191955
191857
191760
191663
191566
191460
191363
191266
191158
191050

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota445
Pennsylvania488
Arkansas514
Kentucky539
Iowa541
Ohio570
Florida581
Oregon587
Wisconsin718
Colorado752
Michigan817
Indiana880
Washington880
Texas1083
New York1180
California1201

Even more about Leroy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Leroy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Leroy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Leroy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,257
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +160

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