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What does Jory mean?

Jory Pronunciation of Jory as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jory is "down-flowing". Diminutive of Jordan. Also Cornish form of George. Also form of Joren.



VARIANTS Jorey, Jorie

RELATED FORMS VIA JORDAN Jared, Jarod, Jerad, Jordao, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy, Jordyn, Jori, Jud, Judd



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How popular is Jory?

Jory is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#41203 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Jory entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #967 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Jory ranked in the Top 2000 are George (#127 IN 2018), Jared (#367), Jarod, Jerad, Jordan (#82), Jorden (#1773), Jordi (#1400), Jordon, Jordy (#877), Jordyn (#1250) and Judd (#1700). Other variants, like Jordao, are seldom used. These relations of Jory were popular during 1880-1889 (ADOPTION OF 4.37%) and are now much less common (ADOPTION 0.52%, 88.2%), with forms such as Jared becoming less stylish. Jordy is the most chic birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jory, George, Jared, Jarod, Jerad in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordan, Jorden, Jordi, Jordon, Jordy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordyn, Judd in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of George, Jared, Jordan, Jordon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jory is alike in pronunciation to Gerry, Gery, Jairo, Jarah, Jaray, Jary, Jerae, Jerah, Jerrey, Jerri, Jerry, Jiri, Jiro, Joeri, Jorry and Juri. Other recommended sound-alike names are Amory, Amry, Ary, Avry, Corry, Cory, Cowry, Dory, Emory, Fry, Horry, Jacy, Jarl, Jaryd, Jaryl, Jaryn, Jefry, Jere, Jerk, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jo, Joab, Joao, Job, Jobe, Joby, Jodey, Jodi, Jody, Joed, Joel, Joey, John, Jon, Jona, Jonn, Jonny, Joos, Joran, Jorck, Jorg, Jorge, Jorim, Joris, Jorn, Joron, Jose, Josh, Joss, Jove, Jovi, July, Kory, Lorry, Rhory, Rory, Torry and Tory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jory.

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