I love this name; it's classy in its short simplicity. I thought about making it a nickname for something, but I don't really like Royston, Royal, FitzRoy, Leroy or anything else I can come up with. Roy is fine on its own!

Roy is an anglicization of the Scottish name ruadh, meaning "red," a nickname for a red-haired person. A famous bearer is Rob Roy MacGregor (Raibeart Ruadh MacGriogair 1671-1734), a folk hero often called the "Scottish Robin Hood."

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