The name Cora is widely used; it has 73 derivatives that are used in English and other languages. English derivatives include Corabel, Corabella, Corabelle, Corabellita, Corah, Coraima, Coralee, Coralet, Coralete, Coraletta, Coralette, Coralie, Coralyn, Coree, Corella, Corena, Corene, Coresa, Coressa, Corette, Corilla, Corin, Corina, Corine, Corinn, Corinna (used in German and Italian too), Corinne (used in French too), Corisa, Corita, and Corra. Other English forms include the pet forms Carina, Coretta (used in Greek too), Corey, Cori, Corie, Corissa, Corrie, and Cory, and the spelling variant Kora (used in Polish too). A derivative of Cora used in other languages is the French Corrine.
A variation of Cora is Kora (German).
Cora is a derivative of the English name Corey.
In addition, Cora is a short form (German) of Cordelia (English and German).
Cora is also a short form (German) of Cordula (English and German).
Cora is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also considered trendy. In 1900, 0.437% of baby girls were given the name Cora. It had a ranking of #55 then. The baby name has substantially fallen in popularity since then. In 2012, it ranked at #155 with a usage of 0.107%, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Out of all girl names in its family, Cora was the most popular. Cora was 6 times more commonly used than the next most popular name, Corinne, in 2012.
† English pronunciation for Cora: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"