Rory is the Anglicized form of Ruaidhrí, which was first used in Irish and Gaelic languages. The name can be translated to "red king." Use of the name dates back to the twelfth century and can be traced to Rory O'Connor, the last high king of Ireland. Widely considered a unisex name, Rory is quickly increasing in popularity for boys in the United States.
Similar Names: Rorry, Ruaridh
Famous Rory Names: Rory Calhoun (actor), Rory McIllroy (golfer)