Roy (roi) in Japanese
Roy in Katakana
Roy in Romaji
Roy in Hiragana
The name Roy in Japanese Katakana is ロイ which in romaji is roi. Katakana is the standard translation for names into Japanese, Roy in Japanese Hiragana, the non-standard translation for names into Japanese, is ろい.
This translation was provided by our comprehensive database of existing names, which is derived from Hepburn romanization, the most widely used-used system of romanization for the Japanese language.
How do you write Roy in Japanese Kanji?
The closest sounding kanji name that sounds similar to "roy" is 遼 (pronounced: ri-ou). This kanji means "distant".
The western meaning of the name "Roy" is derived from the Old French word "roi" meaning "king". The closest matching Kanji name based on this meaning is 王 (ō), which is pronounced o-u. This Kanji means "king".
Common examples of names similar to Roy in Japan
We found the following examples of names similar to Roy which are used as a first name or last name in Japanese prefectures:
1. Ryō (りょう) – This name is pronounced with two syllables, “ry-ō”. The kanji used for this name means “good” or “excellent” and is a common name in the Kanto region of Japan, which includes Tokyo and surrounding prefectures. 2. Roi (ろい) – This name is pronounced with two syllables, “ro-i”. The kanji used for this name means “to think” and is commonly used in the Kansai region of Japan, which includes Osaka, Kyoto, and Hyogo prefectures. 3. Ryo (りょ) – This name is pronounced with one syllable, “ryo”. The kanji used for this name means “dragon” or “king” and is most commonly used in the Chūbu region of Japan, which includes Nagano, Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Yamanashi, Gifu, Aichi and Shizuoka prefectures. 4. Reo (れお) – This name is pronounced with two syllables, “re-o”. The kanji used for this name means “sound of a bell” or “blessing” and is most commonly used in the Tohoku region of Japan which includes Akita, Aomori Iwate, Miyagi Yamagata and Fukushima prefectures.
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