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What does Torrey mean?

Torrey [tor-rey] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Torrey). Torrey's name origin is Old Norse, 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).

Associated with: norse, little, hills (mountain).


Torrey has 2 variants: Torey and Torrie.

Torrey has 5 more alternative forms via Torrence, Torry: Tore, Torin, Torr, Torrens and Torrin.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Torrey and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Torrey are Torin (#1140 from recent data), Torry, Torrence and Torey. Other forms, like Torrin, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Torrey was widespread 4 decades ago (average #1195) and has become much less since, with the form Torrey falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Torrey, Torey, Torin, Torrence, Torry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Torrey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


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.