Meaning and name origin
Tori \t(o)-ri\ as a girl's 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.
There is 1 masculine form of Tori: Torry.
Tori is a very popular first name for females (#1001 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tori for girls. Tori reached its highest rank of #142 in the U.S. in 1994. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tori and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Victoria (#19) and Tori (#734). (2014 statistics).
Tori is also pronounced similarly to Tara, Tera, Teri, Terie, Terri, Tora, Tyra and Tyria. Other suggested similar baby names are Cori, Dori, Jori, Kori, Lori, Thora, Tobi and Toni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tori.