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Girl Name: Rory

Name: Rory
Pronunciation: \r(o)-ry\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Rory's also a boy name)
Meaning: dawn
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Rora
Similar Names: Dory, Cory, Kory, Lory, Romy, Rozy, Rosy, Tory
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4026


Rory \r(o)-ry\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Rory), is a variant of Aurora (Latin), and the meaning of Rory is "dawn".

The baby name Rory sounds like Rora. Other similar baby names are Dory, Cory, Kory, Lory, Romy, Rozy, Rosy and Tory.


Rory is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4026 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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