Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ROI(English, Dutch)
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Meaning & History

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".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRowan, Ruadhán(Irish) Ruadh(Medieval Irish) Ruadh(Medieval Scottish) Rúadán(Old Irish)
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Name Days

Norway: November 3
Sweden: September 7

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Entry updated January 21, 2022