Origin:Irish
Popularity:405
Meaning:red king
Whether or not you're inspired by the beloved character on “Gilmore Girls”—yay if you were!—Rory is a fun, spirited name to give either a baby boy or girl (though it’s more often given to boys). Its roots are Irish, but the name would fit a child of any culture, redhead (“red king”) or not. It exudes sportiness and a happy-go-lucky nature. Representing the Rorys is one of the top-rated golfers in the world, Rory McIlroy, who hails from Ireland.

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