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What does Amory mean?

Amory Pronunciation of Amory as a boys' name is pronounced AM-er-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Amory is "brave power". Variant of Emery. Scott Fitzgerald used this name for Amory Blaine, the hero of his first best-selling novel, "This Side of Paradise". Writer Cleveland Amory. Also form of Amaury.


ASSOCIATED WITH brave, power, hero, best (great), novel (literary)


VARIANTS Aimory, Amery, Amorey, Amry

OTHER FORMS VIA EMERY Emerey, Emeri, Emmery, Emmory, Emory

(male) Adry, ..

(female) Amoan, ..

Amory Neymar (A.N.), ..

How popular is Amory?

Amory is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#43546 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Amory (NOT RANKED) are Amaury, Emery (#769 LAST YEAR) and Emory (#788). These relations of Amory were favored 138 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.08%) and have become much less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.03%, 57% LESS). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amaury, Emery, Emory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Amory is alike in pronunciation to Aimerey, Aimery, Amerey, Amiri, Aymery, Omari and Omero. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amby, Amer, Amir, Amon, Amor, Amos, Amoss, Amr, Arry, Ary, Aubry, Autry, Avery, Avry, Cory, Dory, Jory, Kory, Rhory, Rory and Tory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amory.

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