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Anglicized spelling of a Scottish nickname from Scottish Gaelic ruadh (“red”). By folk etymology associated with Middle French roy (“king”).

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Roy A male given name. 2003 Minette Walters: Disordered Minds. Macmillan. ISBN 1741142121 page 173: - - - The real pity is that the only name William Burton remembers is Roy...it was a popular name in the fifties and sixties so there were probably quite a few of them." "Not that popular," said George. "Surely it's Roy Trent?" "Roy Rogers...Roy Orbison... Roy of the Rovers...Roy Castle..." "At least one of those was a comic-book character," said Andrew. "So? Bill Clinton and David Beckham named their children after places. All I'm saying is we can't assume Roy Trent from Roy." A city in Utah.



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