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The name Roy is of Scottish Gaelic origin, and means red.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Roy has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Roy
Use of the Name Roy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
397,075 117,155 25,673 6,326 2,856 1,096 530
The table below indicates the number of times the name Roy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Roy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188037440  
188134440  
188233521  
188330556  
188426680  
188524691  
188620767  
188720726  
1888208569509
188918888  
18901894186611
18911883888511
1892181,048  
189318920  
1894181,01998811
1895191,028  
1896191,027  
189719999  
1898201,049  
189920912  
1900211,215  
190120917  
1902221,002  
190322975  
1904211,123  
1905241,017  
1906241,024  
1907241,129  
1908261,098  
1909281,132  
1910291,268  
1911311,391  
1912312,589  
1913323,083  
1914323,855  
1915325,048  
1916335,330  
1917335,577  
1918326,234  
1919325,968  
1920326,355  
1921326,541  
1922326,46296161
1923336,315  
1924316,552  
1925326,355  
1926346,225  
1927346,37590169
1928346,216  
1929355,80488965
1930335,89598956
1931355,48591159
1932385,208  
1933394,90099749
1934365,088  
1935404,946  
1936414,817  
1937404,878  
1938415,036  
1939425,153  
1940425,564  
1941395,942  
1942426,317  
1943386,890  
1944396,509  
1945406,177  
1946436,887  
1947487,521  
1948497,051  
1949516,584  
1950516,457  
1951526,445  
1952566,522  
1953546,639  
1954566,488  
1955586,302  
1956626,123  
1957666,045  
1958755,515  
1959815,170  
1960815,237  
1961834,948  
1962904,478  
1963894,436  
1964904,150  
1965953,789  
1966943,516  
1967953,267  
1968943,176  
19691043,011  
19701083,034  
19711102,949  
19721132,477  
19731172,232  
19741222,180  
19751222,124  
19761391,869  
19771411,908  
19781471,795  
19791501,751  
19801531,773  
19811571,725  
19821671,613  
19831761,450  
19841821,382  
19851861,374  
19861971,282  
19872031,256  
19882201,159  
19892171,253  
19902361,221  
19912471,122  
1992286988  
1993306893  
1994307856  
1995336726  
1996346715  
1997344744  
1998384651  
1999393634  
2000402630  
2001428570  
2002440560  
2003442566  
2004470530  
Totals:  397,075 401

During the last 125 years, parents have used Roy as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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