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What does Kory mean?

Kory Pronunciation of Kory [ko-ry] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Kory) is pronounced KOR-ee. See also Cory.


Kory has 3 variants: Korey, Korrey and Korry.

Related boy name: Corey.

1 more different relation via Cory: Corey.

Creative forms:
(male) Kery, Kony, ..

(female) Kosa, Kosty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kory Ricardo (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kory?

Kory is a somewhat popular first name for men (#947 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#46678 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kory was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #387 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #1823. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Kory (#1823 from current records) are Corey (#415 from current records), Cory (#724) and Korey (#1626). Usage of these relations of Kory reached its apex 3 decades ago (adoption of 0.7%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.1%, 90.6% less), with versions such as Korey falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kory, Corey, Cory, Korey in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kory is pronounced similarly to Carey, Cary, Coree, Corie, Correy, Corry, Courey, Cowrey, Cowry, Curry, Kari, Keary, Kerrey, Kerry, Kori and Kyrie. Other recommended names are Amory, Amry, Arry, Ary, Avry, Dory, Emory, Fry, Gary, Gery, Horry, Jary, Jorry, Jory, Kacy, Karl, Karny (see Kearney), Karr, Kay, Ker, Kerby, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Key, Kirby, Kirk, Klay, Koa, Kobe, Kobey, Kobi, Koby, Kodey, Kodi, Kody, Kofi, Kojo, Kolby, Kolt, Korbyn, Kord, Koren, Korin, Kort, Kosi, Kurt, Kyrk, Lary, Lorry, Morry, Orry, Rhory, Rorry, Rory, Torry, Tory and Yury. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kory.