Elroy

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
145
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elroy

"Elroy" is a name of French origin, and it means "The King". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, a pseudo-Spanish variant of Leroy.

Notable Persons Named Elroy

Elroy Hirsch was an american football player. His career lasted from 1946 to 1957. Elroy was born on June 17th, 1923 in Wausau, Wisconsin. He breathed his last breath on January 28th, 2004.

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Elroy was born on June 14th, 1969 in Jefferson County, Texas. He died on June 12th, 2013.

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Elroy Smith is a soccer player for the Deportes Savio, New Site Erei, Wagiya, C.D. Marathón, C.D.S. Vida, Platense F.C., Belmopan Bandits, and Belize national football team. Elroy was born on November 30th, 1981 in Belize.

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Elroy M. Avery was a politician, author, and historian. Elroy was given the name Elroy McKendree Avery on July 14th, 1844 in Erie Township, Michigan. He passed away on December 1st, 1935.

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Elroy was born on August 25th, 1986.

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Elroy was born on May 17th, 1900 in Sandusky, Ohio. He passed away on September 3rd, 1940.

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How popular is the baby name Elroy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1884 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1890 6 0 6
1892 5 0 5
1893 7 0 7
1895 7 0 7
1896 8 0 8
1897 8 0 8
1898 6 0 6
1900 6 0 6
1902 6 0 6
1903 6 0 6
1904 8 0 8
1905 14 0 14
1906 10 0 10
1907 13 0 13
1908 18 0 18
1909 11 0 11
1910 17 0 17
1911 23 0 23
1912 43 0 43
1913 51 0 51
1914 75 0 75
1915 104 0 104
1916 110 0 110
1917 143 0 143
1918 145 0 145
1919 142 6 136
1920 139 0 139
1921 152 0 152
1922 192 0 192
1923 162 0 162
1924 158 0 158
1925 164 0 164
1926 138 0 138
1927 154 0 154
1928 132 0 132
1929 150 0 150
1930 136 0 136
1931 137 0 137
1932 124 0 124
1933 125 0 125
1934 118 0 118
1935 121 0 121
1936 130 0 130
1937 128 0 128
1938 108 0 108
1939 90 0 90
1940 111 0 111
1941 104 0 104
1942 120 0 120
1943 103 0 103
1944 106 0 106
1945 91 0 91
1946 82 0 82
1947 88 0 88
1948 81 0 81
1949 79 0 79
1950 86 0 86
1951 69 0 69
1952 83 0 83
1953 90 0 90
1954 83 0 83
1955 83 0 83
1956 84 0 84
1957 95 0 95
1958 73 0 73
1959 88 0 88
1960 96 0 96
1961 89 0 89
1962 81 0 81
1963 77 0 77
1964 84 0 84
1965 57 0 57
1966 59 0 59
1967 50 0 50
1968 48 0 48
1969 61 0 61
1970 54 0 54
1971 43 0 43
1972 46 0 46
1973 37 0 37
1974 43 0 43
1975 30 0 30
1976 41 0 41
1977 29 0 29
1978 27 0 27
1979 28 0 28
1980 23 0 23
1981 29 0 29
1982 33 0 33
1983 21 0 21
1984 17 0 17
1985 26 0 26
1986 25 0 25
1987 32 0 32
1988 24 0 24
1989 22 0 22
1990 28 0 28
1991 20 0 20
1992 15 0 15
1993 13 0 13
1994 13 0 13
1995 17 0 17
1996 13 0 13
1997 16 0 16
1998 6 0 6
1999 11 0 11
2000 9 0 9
2001 8 0 8
2002 9 0 9
2003 11 0 11
2004 12 0 12
2005 13 0 13
2006 10 0 10
2007 7 0 7
2008 7 0 7
2009 12 0 12
2010 12 0 12
2011 9 0 9
2012 13 0 13
2013 11 0 11
2014 20 0 20
2015 23 0 23
2016 24 0 24
2017 22 0 22

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Popularity of Elroy as a first name

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Popularity of Elroy as a last name

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Common last names for Elroy

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Thompson
  • Peterson
  • Thomas
  • Schmidt
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elroy U.S.
  White 83.45% 64.26%
  African American 11.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elroy

People with the last name Elroy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Elroy

  • What name lists does Elroy rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Elroy? Elroy is the 3,028th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elroy was the 119,508th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elroy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,296 babies born with the first name Elroy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elroy to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elroy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elroy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elroy is Sunday, October 22nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Elroy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elroy was in 1922 with a total of 192 babies.
  • Random Elroy Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elroy ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 52 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Elroy: Your name in reverse order is Yorle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oreyl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elroy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 145 people with the last name Elroy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elroy? Elroy is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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