Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈli.ˌɹɔɪ/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the French nickname le roi meaning "the king". It has been common as an English given name since the 19th century. Since 1920 in the United States it has been mainly used by African Americans [1].

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Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 202.
Entry updated January 21, 2022