What does Tory mean?
Tory [to-ry] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Tory) has its roots in Japanese and Latin, and the name Tory means "bird; conqueror". Tory is an alternate spelling of Tori (Japanese). Tory is also a form of Victoria (Latin): feminine of Victor.
1 more relation via Tori, Victoria: Toya.
1 masculine form: Torry.Creative forms:
(female) Tary, Toly, ..
(male) Torys, Toty, .. Middle name pairings:
Tory Kaya (T.K.), ..
How popular is Tory?
Tory is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3237 out of 4276, Top 76%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#47120 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Tory entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1182 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Victoria (#20 via latest list), Tori (#818), Toya, Torri, Torie, Torey and Torrie are the prominent variation forms of Tory listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Tory were popular as birth names in 1994 (average #1189) and are now significantly less common (#1604, ▼50.8%), with the version Tori falling out of fashion.
Tory is alike in pronunciation to Tara▼, Tarah, Taree, Tarra, Taura, Teara, Tera▼, Terah, Terea, Teree, Teri▼, Terie, Terra▼, Terrey, Terri▼, Terry▼, Terrya, Terrye, Tiara▼, Tiera, Tora, Tyra▼, Tyree and Tyria. Other suggested similar names are Cary, Corry, Cory, Dorry, Dory, Eiry, Flory, Glory, Ivory▲, Jery, Jorry, Kary, Korry, Kory, Lorry, Lory, Mary▼, Norry, Rory▲, Tacy, Taryn▼, Tavy, Teryl, Teryn, Thoby, Thora, Tiny, To, Tobe, Tobey, Tobi, Toby, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tommy, Tona, Toney, Toni▼, Tony, Tonya▼, Tonye, Toos, Tova, Tove, Tru and Zary. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tory.See names in meaning and etymology.