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Lory

What does Lory mean?

Lory Pronunciation of Lory [lo-ry] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Lory means "the bay, or laurel plant". Lory is an alternate form of Laura (Latin). Lory is also a variant of Lora (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).

Variations

Lory has 17 variants: Larea, Lari, Lauri, Laurie, Lawra, Lorah, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lowra.

10 more alternative forms via Laura, Lora: Laure, Lavra, Lolly, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorine, Lorita and Lorna.

Creative forms:
(female) Liry, Lorai, ..

(male) Loly, Lore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lory Amora (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lory?

Lory is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2860 out of 4276, Top 67%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#38464 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lory entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1277 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lory name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lory outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Laura (#322 a year ago), Laure, Lauri, Laurie, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren (#1891), Lorena (#1265), Lorene, Lori (#1608), Lorie, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna, Lorri, Lorrie and Lorry are the prominent alternative forms of Lory ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lari, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Lory was at its peak 55 years ago (usage of 3.3%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1%, down 98%), with versions such as Lauri becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lory, Laura, Laure, Lauri, Laurie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren, Lorena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorene, Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorna, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lorna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lory is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Leeora, Leora, Leorah, Liora, Lira, Liri, Loria, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other recommended names are Cary, Corry, Cory, Dorry, Dory, Eiry, Flory, Glory, Ivory, Jery, Jorry, Kary, Korry, Kory, Lacy, Lady, Lark, Laryn, Lesy, Lexy, Liby, Lily, Lior, Livy, Lizy, Loir, Loire, Lois, Lola, Lona, Loni, Lorel, Lorin, Loris, Lorne, Lorryn, Loryn, Lotty, Lou, Love, Lovey, Lucy, Mary, Norry, Rory, Torry, Tory and Zary. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lory.

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