- Sugar RayRay Charles Leonard, born 1956, U.S. boxer.
- William El·ler·y (Channing) [el–uh-ree] /ˈɛl ə ri/, 1876–1944, U.S. poet, essayist, and teacher.
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “lion” and “hardy.”
- Sugar Ray, real name Ray Charles Leonard. born 1956, US boxer: the first man to have won world titles at five officially recognized weights
masc. proper name, from French Léonard, Old French Leonard, from German Leonhard, from Old High German *Lewenhart, literally “strong as a lion,” from lewo (from Latin Leo, see lion) + hart “hard” (see hard (adj.)).