Ruairidh or Rory

(80 Posts)
smiler389 Thu 04-Apr-13 17:29:21

Pronounced the same....roar ree
hubby is a Scot, live in England.

Shrugged Sat 17-Aug-13 14:43:00

Ruairidh, definitely.

FrauGrau Sat 17-Aug-13 19:37:56

If you live in Scotland, Ruaridh will be pronounced Rooory. If you live in England no one will know how to pronounce it. Either way, it is way too hard to spell. If you wan to call him Rory, That's the way to spell it.

NorthernObserver Wed 25-Sep-13 17:06:35

I'm always disappointed to read comments like FrauGau's, way to hard to spell.................... I bet you wouldn't say this to ....lets not go there.

If I can't spell someones name I ask politely. We have a Ruairidh, when you spell it it has a lovely lilt to it.

He's been called Rudi & Rooney , normally on holiday, and some folk who just say Rory (though completely different) and we don't get hung up on spelling

Wait till the laddie arrives you'll know what name suits him.

EvenBetter Thu 26-Sep-13 10:37:05


NorthernObserver Tue 01-Oct-13 16:34:32

very welcoming

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