Jory sounds like a nickname, but it's actually a given name that was derived from a couple of more common monikers. It's never been on the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys in the United States, but its association with more popular names, like George, Jordan, Corey, Rory, and Joey, could give it a boost in the next few years. Jory pairs well with both classic and modern middle names.
Meaning of the name Jory:
Hebrew: Flowing down
Origin of the name Jory:
Jory is derived from either the name George or Jordan. If it's derived from George, it's Greek and means “farmer.” If it's derived from Jordan, it's Hebrew and means “flowing down.”
Symbolism of the name Jory:
Jory's symbolism largely depends on where you believe its origins lie. If you see it as a derivative of George, it's can represent farming, harvest or the earth. If you see it as a derivative of Jordan, it can symbolize the River Jordan in Isreal or flowing water.
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Gender of the name Jory:
Jory is a boy's baby name.
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Emotion evoked from the name Jory:
The baby name Jory evokes images of someone who is free-spirited and a true individual.
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Popularity of the name Jory
According to the Social Security Administration, Jory has never been a top 1,000 baby name.
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Great middle names for Jory and their meanings:
- Charles (free man)
- Holden (from the hollow valley)
- Austin (great, magnificent)
- Nolan (champion)
- Milo (soldier, merciful)
- Owen (young warrior)
- Noah (rest)
- Ethan (strong, firm)
- Thomas (twin)
- Wyatt (brave at war)
Famous people with the name Jory:
- Jory Nash (musician)
- Jory Prum (audio engineer)
- Jory Vinikour (musician)
- Jory (singer and member of the musical duo Nova and Jory)
Jory in popular culture:
- Jory (character in several books by V.C. Andrews)
- Jory Cassel (character on the TV show “Game of Thrones”)
- Jory Walden (character in the movie “Jory”)
- Ser Jory (character in the video game “Dragon Age: Origins”)