What does Amory mean?
Amory [amory] as a boys' name is pronounced AM-er-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Amory is "brave power". Variant of Emery. Scott Fitzgerald used this name for Amory Blaine, the hero of his first best-selling novel, "This Side of Paradise". Writer Cleveland Amory.
Related boy name: Amaury.Creative forms:
(male) Adry, Amoney, ..
(female) Amoan, Amoary, .. Middle name pairings:
Amory Johnson (A.J.), ..
How popular is Amory?
Amory is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#43546 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Amory (not ranked) are Amaury, Emery (#752 last year) and Emory (#829). These relations of Amory were favored 135 years ago (adoption of 0.08%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.03%, 59% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Amory is alike in pronunciation to Aimerey, Aimery, Amerey, Amiri, Aymery, Omari▲ and Omero. Other suggested similar names are Amby, Amer, Amir▲, Amon, Amor, Amos▼, Amoss, Amr, Arry, Ary, Aubry, Autry, Avery▲, Avry, Cory▼, Dory, Jory, Kory▼, Rhory, Rory▲ and Tory▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amory.See names in meaning and etymology.