Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Victory; Place of steep rocky heights
Tory is a gender-neutral name of Latin origin. It’s a shortened form of the Latin name Victoria, which means “victory,” famously borne by Queen Victoria of Britain. A fitting name for your little champion! Tory is also the name of an island off the coast of Donegal, Ireland, deriving from the Irish word toraigh, meaning “place of steep rocky heights.” The name may also be spelled Tori, with other shortened forms of Victoria including Vic, Vicky, and Toria. A famous bearer of this name is Tory Burch, founder of the fashion brand Tory Burch LLC.
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