Jori name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, English, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish
Pronunciation: j(o)-ri
Meaning: Descend, Farmer, Down Flowing, Variant of the Hebrew Jordan and Descending
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What does Jori mean?

Infrequent unisex name Jori is used specifically in English, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish and Swedish, meaning of Jori is "Descend, Farmer, Down Flowing, Variant of the Hebrew Jordan or Descending" has origin in Hebrew.

Jori is a version of prevalent Jory. Jory is variant form of GeorgesGeorge. Unwonted Jory's origin is English, Greek and Old Greek, meaning of Jory is "Worker of the Earth". Jori is variation of biblical Jorma.

Jorma is form of commonly accepted, durable and biblical Jeremiah. Also Jorma is variant of biblical and prominent Jerimiah. Jorma is also a variant of well-known Joren. Jorma is Finnish cognate of Jeremias.

Unorthodox Jorma's origin is Old Greek and Hebrew, meaning of Jorma is "Yahwe Uplifts". Jori is form of Jörgen in Finnish language.

How do I pronounce Jori?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Jori as j(o)-ri.

Variants of Jori

Jorkka, Jory, Jorma, Joree, Jorey, Jeremiah, Jerimiah, Joren, Jeremias, Jomppa, Joriann, Jörgen, Georgios, Georg, Görgen, Jörn

How popular is the name Jori?

Jori is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1950 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1995, it ranked 1920th when 72 girl were named Jori.

Over 2135 people have been named Jori in United States. Jori is a rare baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Also, Jori is a familiar name in India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Japan, Philippines and Brazil.

At least, 6000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Jori in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Jori

You are a jealous and passionate lover. Fighting you own battles like a lone wolf makes you feel strong and confident. You sleep a lot because it's your way of escaping reality. Due to your naivety, you are taken advantage of very often. You want to help others and leave an impression. It's time you focus on your career. Once you focus on yourself, you will gain your inner peace back. If the letter I represent your capstone, it means you get easily stressed and distracted by evil people.

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  •  Liev - Meaning of Liev is Heart of the Lion is used as a baby boy name has origin in Russian-Hebrew
  •  Noëlla - Meaning of Noëlla is God is with Us came from Hebrew
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Famous people named Jori

  • Jori Hulkkonen, Finnish DJ and a producer of house music
  • Jori Chisholm, American professional bagpipe player and teacher
  • Jori Lehterä, Finnish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Philadelphia Flyers
  • Jori Woodman in Final Destination as Costume Designer
  • Jori Huovinen in short The Band of Fortune as Actor
  • In 1923 drama movie, Résurrection, Jori Sarno characterized N.


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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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