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Gender: Male Meaning of Drury: "dear one, sweetheart" Origin of Drury: French

The name Drury is a boy's name of French origin meaning "dear one, sweetheart". Drury and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Love and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

Rhythmic and energetic, Drury is of French origin, with the wonderful meaning of “dear one, sweetheart.”

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Famous People Named Drury

James Drury, actor

Pop Culture References for the name Drury

Famed residence of the Muffin Man in the popular rhyme ("Do you know the muffin man who lives on Drury Lane?")

Drew, Dru, Drewry


Bassilly Says:


Do you know the muf-fin man
the muffin man
the muffin man
Oh, do you knowwww the muf-fin man
who lives on Drury lane

Michaela Says:


Same! The fact that it's French, has a wonderful meaning, and can be shortened to Dru or Drew does it for me, though.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I can't decide whether I like this name or not. On one hand, it does sound pretty cool. On the other, it's kind of hard to say and sounds similar to dreary.