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Gender: F Meaning of Rory: "red king" Origin of Rory: Irish Rory's Popularity in 2013: #903

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Rory is a buoyant, spirited name for a redhead with Celtic roots. The name Rory is getting more popular overall, but for the past few years has been trending decidedly toward the boys' side -- however, it was one of the one-the-rise names for girls in 2013. Rory (or Rori) might also be a nickname for Aurora. In the TV series Gilmore Girls, Rory was the nickname for Lorelei.

Robert Kennedy's youngest daughter, born after his assassination and now a respected documentary filmmaker, is named Rory. Actress Melora Hardin named her daughter Rory Melora.

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Famous People Named Rory

Aurora 'Rory' Block, American musician
Rory Flack, American figure skater
Rory Kennedy, American filmmaker & Robert F. Kennedy's daughter
Rory Quintos, Filipino TV and film director
Rory Flynn (1947), writer & daughter of Errol Flynn & Nora Eddington

Pop Culture References for the Name Rory

Lorelai "Rory" Gilmore, main character from the US show Gilmore Girls
Rory Melora Jackson (b. 2001), Daughter of Melora Diane Hardin
Rory Thayer, character in the movie "Accepted"

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Rory's International Variations

Ruaidri, Ruairí (Irish Gaelic) Ruaraidh (Scottish Gaelic)