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What does Torrey mean?

Torrey Pronunciation of Torrey [tor-rey] as a name for boys is an Old Norse name, and the meaning of the name Torrey is "little hills; Thor". Torrey is an alternate spelling of Torrence (Irish, Gaelic): place name. Torrey is also a form of Torry (Old Norse).

ASSOCIATED WITH norse, little, hills (mountain)


VARIANTS Torrie, Torey


(male) Direy, Teirey, ..

(female) Tordy, Torra, ..

Torrey Rhyder (T.R.), ..

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)

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)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy 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.

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.

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