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What does Curry mean?

Curry Pronunciation of Curry 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).

ASSOCIATED WITH Cu-, -ry, norse, hero


VARIANTS Kory, Kori, Korey, Currie, Currey, Cory, Corry, Corrie, Correy, Corie, Coree


(male) Curby, ..

(female) Curdy, ..

Curry Pharaoh (C.P.), ..

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)

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

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

Which version is better?

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%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Curry, Corey, Corie, Correy, Corrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corry, Cory, Curran, Korey, Kori, Kory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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-sounding 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.

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