Roy Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. English (of Norman origin): variant of Ray 1, cognate of 3. French: from Old French rey, roy ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), a nickname for someone who lived in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities. Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: variant of Rai.

List of People with Surname Roy

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 13,401 people with the surname Roy. Among these people surnamed Roy, there are nearly 1,978 different names, with an average of 6 people having the same name. Jessica Roy, Christine Roy and Cheryl Roy are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Roy, with 60, 59 and 47 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Roy, with a total of 1,001 people, and there are a total of 654 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Roy, with a total of 1,021 people and an average of 635 different names.