Names Matching Pattern *o*y

This is a list of names in which the pattern is *o*y.
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AERONWY   f   Welsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix wy meaning "river".
ALOJZY   m   Polish
Polish form of ALOYSIUS.
AMBROŻY   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
ANATOLIY   m   Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of ANATOLIUS.
ANATOLY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of ANATOLIY.
ANTHONY   m   English
English form of the Roman family name Antonius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. The most notable member of the Roman family was the general Marcus Antonius (called Mark Antony in English), who for a period in the 1st century BC ruled the Roman Empire jointly with Augustus... [more]
ANTONY   m   English
Variant of ANTHONY. This was formerly the usual English spelling of the name, but during the 17th century the h began to be added.
APOLINARY   m   Polish
Polish form of APOLLINARIS.
BETONY   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the minty medicinal herb.
BIJOY   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VIJAY.
BLAGOY   m   Bulgarian
Derived from South Slavic благ (blag) meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BOBBY   m   English
Diminutive of BOB. Hockey greats Bobby Hull (1939-) and Bobby Orr (1948-) have borne this name.
BONIFACY   m   Polish
Polish form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BRIONY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of BRYONY.
BRODY   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place in Moray, Scotland. It probably means "ditch, mire" in Gaelic.
BRYONY   f   English (Rare)
From the name of a type of Eurasian vine, formerly used as medicine. It ultimately derives from Greek βρυω (bryo) "to swell".
COBY   m & f   English
Masculine or feminine diminutive of JACOB.
CODY   m   English, Irish
From the Gaelic surname Ó Cuidighthigh, which means "descendant of CUIDIGHTHEACH". A famous bearer of the surname was the American frontiersman and showman Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917).
COLBY   m   English
From a surname, originally from various English place names, derived from the Old Norse nickname Koli (meaning "coal, dark") and býr "town".
CONLEY   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CONLETH.
CONWAY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the name of the River Conwy, which possibly means "holy water" in Welsh.
COREY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the Old Norse given name Kóri, of unknown meaning. This name became popular in the 1960s due to the character Corey Baker on the television series 'Julia'.
CORTNEY   f & m   English
Variant of COURTNEY.
CORY   m   English
Variant of COREY.
COTY   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CODY.
COURTNEY   f & m   English
From an aristocratic English surname which was derived either from the French place name Courtenay (originally a derivative of the personal name Curtenus, itself derived from Latin curtus "short") or else from a Norman nickname meaning "short nose"... [more]
COY   m   English
From a surname which meant "quiet, shy, coy" from Middle English coi.
DELROY   m   English (Rare)
Possibly an alteration of LEROY.
DIGGORY   m   English (Rare)
Probably an Anglicized form of Degaré. Sir Degaré was the subject of a medieval poem set in Brittany. The name may mean "lost one" from French égaré.
DOLLY   f   English
Diminutive of DOROTHY. Doll and Dolly were used from the 16th century, and the common English word doll (for the plaything) is derived from them... [more]
DONNY   m   English
Diminutive of DONALD.
DOROFEY   m   Russian
Russian form of Dorotheos (see DOROTHEA).
DOROTHY   f   English
Usual English form of DOROTHEA. It has been in use since the 16th century. The author L. Frank Baum used it for the central character in his fantasy novel 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' (1900).
DORTHY   f   English
Variant of DOROTHY.
DORY   f   English
Diminutive of DOROTHY or DORIS.
DOTTY   f   English
Diminutive of DOROTHY.
EBONY   f   English
From the English word ebony for the black wood which comes from the ebony tree. It is ultimately from the Egyptian word hbnj. In America this name is most often used by black parents.
ELOY   m   Spanish
Spanish form of ELIGIUS.
ELROY   m   English
Altered form of LEROY, using the Spanish definite article el as opposed to the French le.
EMORY   m   English
Variant of EMERY.
FEODOSIY   m   Russian
Russian form of THEODOSIUS.
FITZROY   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "son of the king" in Old French, originally given to illegitimate sons of monarchs.
FLORRY   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
GEOFFREY   m   English, French
From a Norman French form of a Germanic name. The second element is Germanic frid "peace", but the first element may be either gawia "territory", walha "foreign" or gisil "hostage"... [more]
GEOFFROY   m   French
French form of GEOFFREY.
GEORGIY   m   Russian
Russian form of GEORGE.
GEORGY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of GEORGIY.
GILROY   m   Irish, Scottish
From an Irish surname, either Mac Giolla Ruaidh, which means "son of the red-haired servant", or Mac Giolla Rí, which means "son of the king's servant".
GLORY   f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word glory, ultimately from Latin gloria.
GODEFROY   m   French
French form of Godafrid (see GODFREY).
GODFREY   m   English
From the Germanic name Godafrid, which meant "peace of god" from the Germanic elements god "god" and frid "peace"... [more]
GORDY   m   English
Diminutive of GORDON.
GORONWY   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, he was the lover of Blodeuwedd. He attempted to murder her husband Lleu Llaw Gyffes but was himself killed.
GOYATHLAY   m   Native American, Apache
Means "one who yawns" in Apache. This was the real name of the Apache chief Geronimo, who fought against Mexican and American expansion into his territory.
GREGORY   m   English
English form of Latin Gregorius, which was from the Late Greek name Γρηγοριος (Gregorios), derived from γρηγορος (gregoros) meaning "watchful, alert"... [more]
GRIGORIY   m   Russian
Russian form of GREGORY.
GRIGORY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of GRIGORIY.
GYÖRGY   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of GEORGE.
HARMONY   f   English
From the English word harmony, ultimately deriving from Greek ‘αρμονια (harmonia).
HOLLY   f   English
From the English word for the holly tree, ultimately derived from Old English holen.
HONEY   f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word honey, ultimately from Old English hunig. This was originally a nickname for a sweet person.
HRYHORIY   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of GREGORY.
IDONY   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval English vernacular form of IDONEA.
INNOKENTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INNOKENTY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of INNOKENTIY.
IVORY   m & f   African American
From the English word for the hard, creamy-white substance which comes from elephant tusks and was formerly used to produce piano keys.
JOBY   m   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JOB.
JOCKY   m   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of JACK.
JODY   f & m   English
Probably either a variant of JUDY or a diminutive of JOSEPH. It was popularized by the young hero in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel 'The Yearling' (1938) and the subsequent film adaptation (1946).
JOEY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPH. It is occasionally used as a feminine diminutive of JOSEPHINE or JOHANNA.
JOFFREY   m   French
French variant form of GEOFFREY.
JOHNNY   m   English
Diminutive of JOHN. A famous bearer is American actor Johnny Depp (1963-).
JONNY   m   English
Diminutive of JONATHAN.
JONTY   m   English (British)
Diminutive of JONATHAN.
JORY   m   Cornish
Cornish form of GEORGE.
JOY   f   English
Simply from the English word joy, ultimately derived from Norman French joie, Latin gaudia. It has been regularly used as a given name since the late 19th century.
KÁROLY   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of KARL.
KOBY   m   English (Modern)
Variant of COBY.
KODEY   m   English (Rare)
Variant of CODY.
KODY   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CODY.
KOLBY   m   English (Modern)
Variant of COLBY.
KONSTANTY   m   Polish
Polish form of CONSTANS.
KOPPÁNY   m   Hungarian
Possibly of Turkic origin meaning "great, tall".
KORAY   m   Turkish
Means "ember moon" in Turkish.
KOREY   m   English
Variant of COREY.
KORTNEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of COURTNEY.
KORY   m   English
Variant of COREY.
LEONTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of LEONTIOS.
LEONTY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of LEONTIY.
LEROY   m   English
From the French nickname le roi meaning "the king". It has been common as an English given name since the 19th century.
LONNY   m   English
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound.
MALLORY   f   English (Modern)
From an English surname which meant "unfortunate" in Norman French. It first became common in the 1980s due to the television comedy 'Family Ties', which featured a character by this name.
MARJORY   f   English
Variant of MARJORIE.
MEFODIY   m   Russian (Archaic)
Russian form of METHODIUS.
MELLONY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of MELANIE.
MELODY   f   English
From the English word melody, which is derived (via Old French and Late Latin) from Greek μελος (melos) "song" combined with αειδω (aeido) "to sing".
METODY   m   Polish
Polish form of METHODIUS.
MODESTY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word modesty, ultimately from Latin modestus "moderate", a derivative of modus "measure".
MOIRREY   f   Manx
Manx form of MARY.
MOISEY   m   Russian
Russian form of MOSES.
MOLLY   f   English
Diminutive of MARY. It developed from Malle and Molle, other medieval diminutives. James Joyce used this name in his novel 'Ulysses' (1920), where it belongs to Molly Bloom, the wife of the main character.
MONDAY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the day of the week, which was derived from Old English mona "moon" and dæg "day". This was formerly given to girls born on Monday.
MONTGOMERY   m   English
From an English surname meaning "GUMARICH's mountain" in Norman French. A notable bearer of this surname was Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976), a British army commander during World War II.
MONTY   m   English
Variant of MONTE.
MORAY   m   Scottish
Variant of MURRAY.
MORDOKHAY   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MORDECAI.
MORLEY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally from an Old English place name meaning "marsh clearing".
MORTY   m   English
Diminutive of MORTON or MORTIMER.
NIKOLAY   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of NICHOLAS. A notable bearer was the Russian novelist Nikolay Gogol (1809-1852).
NOY   f & m   Hebrew
Means "beauty" in Hebrew.
OLEKSIY   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of ALEXIS.
OLEXIY   m   Ukrainian
Variant transcription of OLEKSIY.
ORLY   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ORLI.
OZZY   m   English
Variant of OZZIE.
PEONY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of flower. It was originally believed to have healing qualities, so it was named after the Greek medical god Pæon.
POLLY   f   English
Medieval variant of MOLLY. The reason for the change in the initial consonant is unknown.
POMPEY   m   History
Modern form of the Roman family name Pompeius, which was probably derived from a Sabellic word meaning "five". A notable bearer was the 1st-century BC Roman general Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great.
POPPY   f   English (British)
From the word for the red flower, derived from Old English popæg.
POSY   f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPHINE. It can also be inspired by the English word posy for a bunch of flowers.
PROKOPIY   m   Russian
Russian form of PROKOPIOS.
PROKOPY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of PROKOPIY.
PTOLEMY   m   History
From the Greek name Πτολεμαιος (Ptolemaios), derived from Greek πολεμηιος (polemeios) meaning "aggressive, warlike"... [more]
ROBBY   m   English
Diminutive of ROBERT.
ROCKY   m   English
Diminutive of ROCCO or other names beginning with a similar sound, or else a nickname referring to a tough person. This is the name of a boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in the movie 'Rocky' (1976) and its five sequels.
RODDY   m   English, Scottish
Diminutive of RODERICK or RODNEY.
RODNEY   m   English
From a surname, originally derived from a place name, which meant "Hroda's island" in Old English (where Hroda is a Germanic given name meaning "fame")... [more]
ROLY   m   English
Diminutive of ROLAND.
ROMEY   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of ROSEMARY.
ROMY   f   German, English
Diminutive of ROSEMARIE or ROSEMARY.
RONNY   m   English
Diminutive of RONALD.
RORY   m   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of RUAIDHRÍ.
ROSEMARY   f   English
Combination of ROSE and MARY. This name can also be given in reference to the herb, which gets its name from Latin ros marinus meaning "dew of the sea"... [more]
ROSY   f   English
Diminutive of ROSE.
ROWLEY   m   English
Variant of ROLY.
ROXY   f   English
Diminutive of ROXANA.
ROY   m   Scottish, English, Dutch
Anglicized form of RUADH. A notable bearer was the Scottish outlaw and folk hero Rob Roy (1671-1734). It is often associated with French roi "king".
SCOTTY   m   English, Scottish
Diminutive of SCOTT.
SIDONY   f   English (Archaic)
Feminine form of SIDONIUS. This name was in use in the Middle Ages, when it became associated with the word sindon (of Greek origin) meaning "linen", a reference to the Shroud of Turin.
SOLLY   m   Jewish
Diminutive of SOLOMON.
SONNY   m   English
From a nickname which is commonly used to denote a young boy, derived from the English word son.
SOPHY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SOPHIE or a diminutive of SOPHIA.
SORLEY   m   Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of SOMHAIRLE.
SOTHY   m & f   Khmer
Means "intelligence" in Khmer.
SYMPHONY   f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word, ultimately deriving from Greek συμφωνος (symphonos) "concordant in sound".
THORLEY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "thorn clearing" in Old English.
ÞÓRNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORNY.
TIMOFEY   m   Russian
Russian form of TIMOTHY.
TIMOTHY   m   English, Biblical
English form of the Greek name Τιμοθεος (Timotheos) meaning "honouring God", derived from τιμαω (timao) "to honour" and θεος (theos) "god"... [more]
TOBY   m & f   English
Medieval form of TOBIAS. It was sometimes used as a feminine name in the 1930s and 40s due to the influence of American actress Toby Wing (1915-2001).
TOLLY   m   English (Archaic)
Diminutive of BARTHOLOMEW.
TOMMY   m   English
Diminutive of THOMAS.
TONY   m   English
Short form of ANTHONY.
TOPSY   f   English (Rare)
From a nickname which is of unknown meaning, perhaps deriving from the English word top.
TORGNY   m   Swedish
From the Old Norse name Þórgnýr meaning "Thor's noise" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with gnýr "noise, grumble, murmur".
TORNY   f   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórný which was derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with "new".
TORY (1)   m   African American
Meaning unknown, possibly a diminutive of SALVATORE.
TORY (2)   f   English
Variant of TORI.
TOTTY   f   English
Diminutive of CHARLOTTE.
TROY   m   English
From a surname that originally denoted a person from the city of Troyes in France. This was also the name of the ancient city that was besieged by the Greeks in Homer's 'Iliad'.
VARFOLOMEY   m   Russian (Rare)
Russian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
VESLEMØY   f   Norwegian
Means "little girl" from Norwegian vesle "little" and møy "girl". This name was created by Norwegian writer Arne Garborg for the main character in his poem 'Haugtussa' (1895).
VOIRREY   f   Manx
Vocative form of MOIRREY.
WILLOUGHBY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "willow town" in Old English.
WOODY   m   English
Either a diminutive of WOODROW, or else from a nickname derived from the English word wood. A famous bearer is film director Woody Allen (1935-).
ZINOVIY   m   Russian
Russian form of the Greek name Ζηνοβιος (Zenobios), the masculine form of ZENOBIA.
ZOEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ZOE.
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