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What does Jory mean?

Jory \j(o)-ry\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jory is "down-flowing". Diminutive of Jordan.


Jory has 2 variants: Jorey and Jorie.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Joren.

Jory has 27 more related forms via Jordan: Giordano, Jared, Jarod, Jarred, Jarrod, Jarrot, Jarrott, Jerad, Jerred, Jerrod, Jerrot, Jerrott, Jordaan, Jordain, Jordao, Jordell, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy, Jordyn, Jori, Jourdain, Jourdaine, Jourdan, Jud and Judd.


Jory is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#41203 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jory for boys. Jory entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #967 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jory name in U.S.

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

Prominent variation forms of Jory ranked in the Top 1000 are Jared (#296 in 2014), Jarod, Jarred, Jarrod, Jerad, Jerrod, Jordan (#55), Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy (#927), Jordyn (#895) and Judd. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.3628%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1305%, down 64%), with forms such as Jerrod, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon and Jordyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Jared (#296) and Jordan (#55) are two of the more chic birth names here, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Jordan. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jory and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarod, Jarred, Jarrod, Jerad, Jerrod, Jordan, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jordy, Jordyn, Jory, Judd in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarrod, Jordan, Jordon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jory is alike in pronunciation to Gery, Jaray, Jary, Jerry, Jiri, Jiro, Jorry and Juri. Other recommended similar baby names are Cory, Dory, Jere, Joby, Jody, Joey, Jorn, Kory, Rory and Tory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jory.