What does Torrey mean?
Torrey [tor-rey] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Torrey) is an Old Norse name, and the meaning of the name Torrey is "little hills; Thor". Torrey is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -y, of Torrence (Irish, Gaelic): place name. Torrey is also a form of Torry (Old Norse).
(male) Direy, Teirey, ..
(female) Torly, Torra, ..
How popular is Torrey?
Torrey is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6601 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Torrey for boys. Torrey was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #602 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of Torrey and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Torrey are Torin (#1296 from recent data), Torry, Torrence and Torey. Other forms, like Torrin, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Torrey was widespread 5 decades ago (average #1195) and has become much less since, with the form Torrey falling out of fashion.
Torrey▼ is pronounced similarly to Terrey, Terri, Terrie, Terry▼, Torio, Toro, Torrio, Toru, Tory▼ and Tyree. Other recommended names are Barrey, Carrey, Corey▼, Corley, Corney, Correy, Corry, Courey, Cowrey (see Cowrie), Currey, Dorrel, Dorren, Dorsey▼, Garrey, Gerrey, Gorren, Horry, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jorey, Jorrel, Jorry, Kerrey, Korey▼, Korrey (see Kory), Korry, Larrey, Lorren, Lorry, Morey, Morley, Morrel, Morrey, Morrley (see Morley), Morry, Murrey, Parrey, Rorey, Rorry, Sorley, Sorrel, Tarren, Terrel, Thorley, Tobey, Tomey, Tommey, Toney, Tor, Toren, Torger, Torkel, Torran, Torre, Tower, Tre▼, Trey▼, Troy▼, True and Tyrrel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Torrey.See names in meaning and etymology.