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Rory (girl)

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What does Rory mean?

Rory /ro-ry/ as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Rory) is of Latin origin, and the name Rory means "dawn". Rory is an alternate spelling of Aurora (Latin).

Associated with: dawn


Rory has 1 variant: Rora.

Rory has 2 more relations via Aurora: Ora and Zora.

Rory has 1 masculine form: Roderick.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Rore, Roro, ..

(male) Rore, Roryd, ..

How popular is Rory?

Rory is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4026 out of 4276, Top 94%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#134929 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Rory for girls. Rory was first listed in 2000 and reached its highest position of #840 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Aurora (#116 from current records), Ora and Zora (#1609) are the popular related forms of Rory (#840 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Rory is at its most widespread presently (usage of 0.2%). Aurora has historically been the top pick of parents, though Rory has grown popular as well over time, while versions like Zora have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rory, Aurora, Ora, Zora in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Cary, Corry, Cory, Dorry, Dory, Eiry, Flory, Glory, Ivory, Jery, Jorry, Kary, Korry, Kory, Lorry, Lory, Mary, Norry, Ray, Remy, Rey, Rhody, Rivy, Roba, Robby, Robi, Robyn, Roch, Roda, Rodi, Roma, Romi, Romy, Rona, Ronay, Roni, Ronny, Ros, Rosa, Rosay, Rose, Rosey, Ross, Rosy, Roxey, Roxi, Roxy, Roya, Roz, Roza, Roze, Rozy, Ruby, Torry, Tory and Zary. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rory.