What does Dory mean?
Dory has 23 related forms via Dorothy, Isadora: Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dolly▼, Dora▼, Dori, Dorika, Dorit, Dorita, Doro, Dorota, Dorrit, Dortha▼, Dorthy▼, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottey and Dotty.Creative forms:
(female) Tary, Teary, ..
(male) Doby, Doly, .. Middle name pairings:
Dory Carson (D.C.), ..
How popular is Dory?
Dory is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#27802 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Dorothy (#714 last year), Isadora (#1386), Dora (#1966), Dosha, Dot, Dotty, Dorthy, Dodie, Dolly, Dori, Doris, Doll and Dortha are the popular related forms of Dory (unlisted). These forms of Dory were favored as baby names 95 years ago (usage of 7.3%) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions like Dortha going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Dory is pronounced similarly to Daira, Dara▼, Darah, Dari, Daria, Darra, Darya, Deora, Derry, Dorae, Dorah, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Dorie, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorry and Doura. Other suggested similar names are Cary, Corry, Cory, Dacy, Daly, Dany, Darb, Darby▼, Darcy▼, Daryl, Daryn, Davy, Day, Deryn, Dior, Dobra, Doda, Dodey, Dodi, Dola, Dona▼, Donny, Donya, Doran, Dorcey, Dore, Doreyn, Dorma, Dorrys, Dorsay, Dorsey, Doryne (see Doreen), Dorys, Doryse (see Doris), Dova, Dove, Doxy, Drora, Dru, Eiry, Flory, Glory, Ivory▲, Jery, Kary, Korry, Kory, Lorry, Lory, Mary▼, Norry, Rory▲, Torry, Tory and Zary. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dory.See names in meaning and etymology.