What does Torrey mean?
Torrey /tor-rey/ [2 sylls.] 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).
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. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Torrey for boys. Torrey was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #669 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Torrey and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Torrey are Torrance and Torey. Forms like Tore are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.1773%) and has become much less since, with the form Torrey becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Torrey▼ is pronounced similarly to Terrey, Terry▼, Torrio and Tory▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Correy, Korrey, Morrey, Torre and Trey▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Torrey.