What does Curry mean?
Curry [cur-ry] as a name for boys has its roots in Old Norse and Middle English, and the meaning of the name Curry is "dagger; hero; groom, one who curries a horse". Curry is a version of Corey (Old Norse). Curry is also a variation of Curran (Irish, Gaelic). Curry is also used as a variation of Currier (Middle English).
(male) Curby, Curcy, ..
(female) Curdy, Curly, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Curry?
Curry is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#410 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Curry entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1569 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Corey (#415 a year ago), Cory (#724), Korey (#1626), Kory (#1823), Kori, Curran, Corrie, Corry, Corie and Correy are the popular alternative forms of Curry appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Curry were popular as birth names 3 decades ago (median #1261) and are now much less common (#1689, ▼91%).
Curry is pronounced similarly to Cairo▲, Carew, Carey▼, Carrey, Cary▼, Chiro, Courey, Cowrey, Cowry, Curragh, Curro, Keary, Kerrey, Kerry▼, Korrey and Korry. Other suggested similar names are Arry, Aubry, Autry, Barry▼, Berry▼, Camry, Carly, Carny, Carr, Clarry, Corby, Corty, Croy, Cuddy, Cully, Curley, Curt▼, Darry, Derry, Garry▼, Gerry▼, Harry▼, Horry, Jerry▼, Jorry, Larry▼, Lorry, Morry, Murry, Orry, Parry, Perry▼, Rorry, Terry▼, Torry and Yury. These names tend to be more frequently used than Curry.See names in meaning and etymology.