Rory

Unisex

Meaning

Red King

Origin

Gaelic

Pronunciation

/ˈrɔːri/

Traits associated with the name Rory:

Dogs named Rory tend to be loving, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Rory?

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the show Gilmore Girls, which featured a character named Rory.

Is Rory a good dog name?

Rory has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Rory isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

6,997
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573
New York City Dog Name Database
1,117
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Rory is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rory was, in the past month, the 564th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Rory is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Rory was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Rory's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Rory is most adored in Vermont, Louisiana and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Iowa and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Rory.

Most popular breeds named Rory:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Shetland Sheepdog
  3. Brittany
  4. Akita Breed
  5. American Staffordshire Terrier

Rory is found in these categories:

posh dog names
posh

Derived from royalty, it's favored by aristocrats and "Gilmore Girls" fans.

british dog names
british

Common in UK, derived from Gaelic meaning "red king".

Dog names like Rory:

English town name.
Small stream
Dawn
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Sigourney weaver's character.
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Rory dog name meaning

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