The name Tori is a girl's name of Latin, Japanese origin meaning "bird". Tori is ranked #793 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory: Top 100 US Girls".
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A more modern nickname for Victoria than Vicky, Tori is used fairly frequently on its own, kept in the public eye by singer Tori Amos and actress Tori Spelling. Still, it's far from fashionable, sinking in the polls significantly since reaching a peak of Number 142 in 1994.