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Coming from the Norse Roth Rekr, meaning literally red destroyer.
-- ruamax  1/13/2006
Like Audrey with a R- in front? Rowr-jree?
-- VictoriaCalledTori  5/5/2007
Are you serious? It's pronounced Rory. It says it right on the page.
-- 1crzychick  6/18/2007
Can be said Rear-ee.
-- Clodagh  10/27/2007
Actually, I thought it was pronounced Roo-uh-ree, but I could be wrong.
-- lunalovegood  12/3/2007
Technically, by Gaelic pronunciation, it is rOO-uh-rEE, however because the "aidh" is guttural and is lightly sounded when not speaking slowly, the name can sound like rOO-rEE to people unaccustomed to Gaelic pronunciation.
-- SeanAisteach  3/5/2009
I enjoy this name. It's my name, but I spell it Rori. I like this older version of my name. I had heard it before, but it was pronounced RAWD-RHE, which I know not to be correct.
-- Rm4187  1/5/2010
Roo-eh-ree (with emphasis on first syllable).
-- rmccormack  3/31/2016
-- LMS  5/16/2016

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