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Gender: Female Meaning of Tori: "bird" Origin of Tori: Diminutive of Victoria or Japanese Tori's Popularity in 2017: #793

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".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Tori

Myra Ellen "Tori" Amos, American singer-songwriter
Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling, American actress
Victoria Loren "Tori" Kelly, American singer-songwriter
Tori Layne Bates, 7th child (4th daughter) of the reality TV show "Bringing Up Bates" family
Tori Patton Roloff, American reality TV personality; wife of Zach Roloff of TV's "Little People, Big World"
Victoria Marie "Tori" Fiorenza, American beauty queen and reality TV personality
Victoria "Tori" Praver, American model
Tori Sparks, American singer-songwriter
Tori Dawn Thompson, American singer of duo The Thompson Sisters
Tori, ring name of Terri Poch, American pro wrestler
Tori Carrington, pen name of American romance novelists Tony Karayianni and Lori Schlachter Karayianni

Pop Culture References for the name Tori

Tori Vega, character on TV's "Victorious" played by Victoria Justice
Tori Wu, character in the "Divergent" series
Tori Kimura, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Tori Hanson, Blue Ranger in "Power Rangers: Ninja Storm"

Torie, Torey, Tory, Torrey, Torree, Torri


Tori Says:


Tori is my name - not short for Victoria - I was given this name by my mother's best friend in 1964

Lena_Aline Says:


I love Tori, on it's own, or as a nickname for either Victoria or Anactoria.

Jinxgirl Says:


Tori is cute, but it should be short for Tora or Victoria or something ideally

lesliemarion Says:


I think of that boring celebrity. Torrey, like Torrey Pines, is pretty though.