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Meaning of the name Rory

[ 2 syll. ro-ry, ror-y ] The baby girl name Rory is also used, and more frequently so, as a boy name. It is pronounced RAOR-iy- †. Rory's origin is Celtic, and its use, English. The name Rory means 'red king'. It is derived from ruadh meaning 'red' ; ri 'king'. See Rory for more information. Rory has 15 forms. Forms of the name include Rorea, Roree, Rorey, Rori, Rorie, Rorrie, Rorry, Ruadhri, Ruadri, Ruaidhri, Ruaidri, Ruairi, Ruairidh, Ruaraidh, and Ruaridh.

Rory is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 2011, 0.015% of baby girls were named Rory. It had a ranking of #900 then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Within all girl names in its family, Rory was nevertheless the most popular in 2012. Though there were times from 2008 to 2008 when more girls than boys were given the name Rory, the name is today more frequently used for boys. There were 36% more boys than girls who were named Rory in 2011.

Baby names that sound like Rory include Rorey, Rori, Rorie, Rachy, Raea, Rahey, Rahi, Rahie, Rahii, Rahy, Rai, Raia, Raianne, Raii, Raissah, Rajaah, Rajwa, Rauha, Rawdha, and Rawdhah.

† Pronunciation for Rory: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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