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Girl Name: Dory

Name: Dory
Pronunciation: \d(o)-ry\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dory's also a boy name)
Meaning: gilded
Origin: French
Related Names: Adora, Dora, Doria, Doris
Sounds Like: Dorry, Dori, Dore, Doro, Dorey, Tory
Similar Names: Rory, Cory, Dody, Dorys, Kory, Lory
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16971


Dory \d(o)-ry\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dory), is of French origin, and the meaning of Dory is "gilded". Short form of Dorothy and Isadora.

For more information, see also related names Adora, Dora, Doria and Doris.

Baby names that sound like Dory are Dorry, Dori, Dore, Doro, Dorey and Tory. Other similar baby names are Rory, Cory, Dody, Dorys, Kory and Lory.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Dory.


Dory is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16971 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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