in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Red King
- #1375 All Time
Pronunciation of Rory
How popular is the name "Rory" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Rory? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,367 babies born with the name Rory in the United States. That's more than enough Rories to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rory" was in 1959 with a total of 804 babies.
According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rory" ranks #107 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of 432 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Rory popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rory in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Rory" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rory as well as things modernly associated with the name Rory such as celebrities named Rory.
Origin and Meaning of Rory
The name "Rory" is of Irish origin, and it means "Red King". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Rory Gallagher is a musician, songwriter, bandleader, and producer specializing in rock, blues, folk, and jazz music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to 1995. Rory was born in 1948 as William Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland.
R is for reasonable, your understanding way.
O is for outlook, pleasing to all.
R is for relish, you seek a challenge.
Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.
Your name in reverse order is "Yror". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ryro". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Rory born Jun 27, 1969
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.
Name poster for Rory
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.