Jori: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jori
Origin of the name Marjorie:
Variant of Margery, a medieval variant of Margaret (pearl).
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Seems to have a few, completely separate geographic regions. Northern Europe (Norway/Sweden), the Midwest, and SE Asia (Philippines Malaysia).Italy
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It's my name. I've met one Jori and heard of 20 or so.
I am also a Jori. My father named me after the newscaster, Jorie Luloff, back in the 1970s. I don't know why he dropped the "e" at the end. I have met a few variations of Joris in my life and have found that a few of us were named after the same newscaster. I hated the name until I got to college and there were eight Jennifers on my dorm floor. It was then I began to appreciate the uniqueness. Still have a hard time getting people to spell it right and realize I'm not Joyia or Lori.
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There was a news woman in Chicago in the late '70's (?) named Jorie Luloff.
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Jorie Luloff was married to a guy named Richard Friedman, who I believe once ran for mayor of Chicago.