Rory name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Irish, Gaelic, Germanic and Celtic
Usage: English, Irish, Scottish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: r(o)-ry
Meaning: Red King, Ruaidhri, Red, Great, High, Variant of Roderick Famous Ruler, Glorious and The Elements Ruadh Meaning Red
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What does Rory mean?

Prominent Rory has its origin in Germanic, Celtic, Old Irish and Gaelic is majorly used in Norwegian, Scottish, Swedish, English, Danish, Irish and Finnish, a gender insensitive name, Rory means "Red King, Ruaidhri, Red, Great, High, Variant of Roderick Famous Ruler, Glorious or The Elements Ruadh Meaning Red".

Rory is shortened form of Roderick. Roderick is English cognate of Roderich. Originated from Germanic and Old High German, Prevalent Roderick, Roderick means "Famous Power and Glory". Rory is abridged form of Roderich.

Roderich is resulted from Roderick. Also Roderich is another transcription of HROD;RIK. Widely Accepted Roderich's origin is Germanic and Old High German, meaning of Roderich is "Illustrious and Fame" is especially used in German and Finnish.

Rory is form of Ruaidhrí in English language. Also Rory is form of Ruairidh in English language. Also Rory is form of Ruaraidh in English language.

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How do I pronounce Rory?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Rory as r(o)-ry. Some people pronounce it as ror-ee.

Variants of Rory

Rorea, Rori, Ruaidhrí, Ruairidh, Ruaraidh, Roderick, Rhoderic, Ricky, Roderich

Nicknames for Rory

Given name Rory is already a short name but there are some nicknames to go along with it:

Names that rhyme with Rory

How popular is the name Rory?

a popular name in United States with over 33736 new-borns have been given the name since 1933. Currently peaked at the charts, it ranked 280th when 881 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 36 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales with over 13230 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Presently peaked at the charts, it ranked 47th when 1323 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 50 baby names 1 times

Rory was a common name in Ireland.

Over 3893 babies have been named Rory since 1975. When at the peak of its usage in 2012,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 30 years. Rory is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 22 years of use, it could not make it big.

There are over 128 babies that have been given the name Rory in France. Rory is a rare baby name in Belgium, chances of it being still in use are very slim.

But Rory is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 6000 have the name. At least, 60000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

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Rory in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Rory

Deep inside, people envy you, and you know it. You are highly intelligent but only a few people know you are capable of committing the perfect crime without getting caught. You are a jealous and passionate lover. To have number 7 as your personality number means you are calm by nature and have a peaceful attitude about everything. You like to insult people in order to awaken their motivation and practically ‘force' them to prove they can do something.

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