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What does Drury mean?

Drury Pronunciation of Drury as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Drury is "loved one". Drury Lane is a famous street in London's theater district, and also the home of the Muffin Man in a well-known children's song.


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VARIANTS Drew, Drewry, Dru

(male) Dury, ..

(female) Drura, ..

Drury Drake (D.D.), ..

How popular is Drury?

Drury is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3120 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Drury reached its apex rank of #1874 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Drew (#461 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Dru are the prominent related forms of Drury listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Drury were popular as baby names 23 years ago (AVERAGE #1342) and are now significantly less widespread (#1487, 70%), with the form Drew going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Drury, Drew, Dru in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arry, Darry, Derry, Dory, Dray, Drud (see Andrew), Drue, Drugi, Maury, Orry and Yury. Like Drury, these names are not commonly used.

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