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What does Tori mean?

Tori Pronunciation of Tori [tori] as a girls' name is pronounced TOR-ee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Tori is "bird". In English use, Tori short forms and independent names are mostly derived from Victoria (Latin) "victory", but may also be the feminine use of surnames. Actress Tori Spelling; pop singer Tori Amos.

Associated with: bird, victory, surnames.


Tori has 11 variants: Torey, Toria, Toriana, Torie, Torree, Torrey, Torri, Torrie, Torry, Torrye and Tory.

2 more relations via Victoria: Toya and Viki.

1 masculine form: Torry.

Creative forms:
(female) Tari, Thori, ..

(male) Todi, Toin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tori Celeste (T.C.), ..

How popular is Tori?

Tori is a very prominent first name for women (#1001 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#69428 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tori was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #142 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #818 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Torey, Torie, Torri, Torrie, Tory, Toya, Victoria (#20 last year) and Viki are the popular variation forms of Tori (#818 last year) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Tori were at the top of their popularity in the year 1994 (adoption of 1.3%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.6%, 51%), with the form Tori becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tori, Torey, Torie, Torri, Torrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tory, Toya, Victoria, Viki in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tori is alike in pronunciation to Tara, Tarah, Taree, Tarra, Taura, Teara, Tera, Terah, Terea, Teree, Teri, Terie, Terra, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Tiara, Tiera, Tora, Tyra, Tyree and Tyria. Other recommended names are Airi, Ari, Bari, Bri, Cari, Ceri, Cori, Corri, Dari, Dori, Dorri, Fiori, Flori, Glori, Gowri, Jeri, Jori, Keri, Kiri, Kori, Korri, Lari, Lori, Lorri, Mari, Miri, Nari, Peri, Siri, Suri, Taji, Tali, Tami, Tarin, Tati, Teoni, Thora, To, Tobi, Toia, Toma, Tommi, Tona, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tony, Toos, Tosia, Tova, Tove, Tris and Tru. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tori.

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