Gilderoy Name Meaning & Origin

Gilderoy

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Formerly a popular name with the Romani people.

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Often listed as meaning "gilding of the king," but this is false. It's a variant of the Gaelic name Gilroy, and means "son of the red-headed."

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Gilderoy Scamp: a family name passed down by the Scamp family, who were Romani. At least one of them took on the title of "King of the Gypsies."

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Gilderoy Lockhart from the Harry Potter books and films.

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