Meaning and name origin
Rory \r(o)-ry\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Rory), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rory is "dawn". Rory is a variant of Aurora (Latin); mythology: Aurora was the Roman goddess of sunrise.
Rory has 1 variant form: Rora.
Rory is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4026 out of 4276, Top 94%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rory for girls. Rory reached its highest rank of #840 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rory and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aurora (#116) and Rory (#840). (2014 statistics).