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Rory Meaning


What does Rory mean?

The name Rory is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Rory is "red king".

Rory is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ro-ry.

The Given Name Rory

Rory is a form of Ruairi. See Ruairi for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Rory, is one of warmth and dazzle.

A refined name, Rory possesses great character.

An attractive name that will be enchanting to parents.

Rory falls into the royal title name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rory Cochrane, Rory Culkin, and Rory McCann.

Rory Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 387 in baby name popularity for boys with 819 occurrences. It ranked 637 in baby name popularity for girls with 465 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 378 in baby name popularity for boys with 852 occurrences. It ranked 681 in baby name popularity for girls with 418 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Rory has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Rory Name Popularity Page.

Rory Related Names

Rory is a form of Ruairi.

Variants of the name Rory include Rorie.

Famous Rorys

  • Rory Cochrane ~ Actor
  • Rory Culkin ~ Actor
  • Rory McCann ~ Actor

Rory Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Rory.

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Rory Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rory in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rory.

Just for fun, see the name Rory in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rory in Nautical Flags page.