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The name Rory is of Irish origin, and means red.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Rory has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Rory
Use of the Name Rory for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
19,127 17,820 8,779 2,629 1,354 573 260
The table below indicates the number of times the name Rory has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Rory first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1947, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Rory
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194781472  
1948615123  
1949546149  
1950540160  
1951592137  
1952548163  
1953481213  
1954421290  
1955372376  
1956326509  
1957345475  
1958347482  
1959280806  
1960311638  
1961354502  
1962349507  
1963410387  
1964424364  
1965417354  
1966481255  
1967526202  
1968581170  
1969421352  
1970482281  
1971575202  
1972581188  
1973700131  
1974624166  
1975645160  
1976517242  
1977335537  
1978379415  
1979434340  
1980438355  
1981393425  
1982283730  
1983341536  
1984343547  
1985371496  
1986404445  
1987450389  
1988447405  
1989482394  
1990513373  
1991556334  
1992626273  
1993685227  
1994698221  
1995750205  
1996678242  
1997679240  
1998608302  
1999628286  
2000630290  
2001738236  
2002699255  
2003645313985234
2004723260  
Totals:  19,127 234

During the last 125 years, parents have used Rory as a boy's name about 98% of the time and less frequently (about 1% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Rory appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 58 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Boy Name Rory