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Origin

  • Gaelic, Irish

Meaning/history

  • Red, rust-colored, ruddy,
  • red king,
  • Anglicised spelling of Ruaridh/Ruaraidh/Ruari

Nicknames

  • Tonks,
  • tiger

Interesting Rorys

  • Bremner,
  • McGrath,
  • Underwood,
  • Woods,
  • Gallagher

Unfortunate Rorys

  • Roary the Racing Car

Rory goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Andrew,
  • gregor,
  • James,
  • Aidan,
  • Michael

When I hear Rory
I think of...

  • lions,
  • rufty tufty rugby player,
  • Sporty guy,
  • The racing car,
  • Handsome, rugged, posh types
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