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Corey - Meaning of Corey

What does Corey mean?

Meaning of the name CoreyCorrelleCorisaCoritaCorillaCorleneCoriannCoreaCorissaCorreahCorreCoriCorrellaCoretteCorrissaCoreeCorreaCorentineCoreahCorianneCorettaCorreyCorriannaCorriCorreyeCorrianneCorella

[ 2 syll. co-rey, cor-ey ] The baby girl name Corey is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KAOR-iy- †. Corey's language of origin is Old Greek and Old Norse. It is predominantly used in English. Old Norse origin: It is derived literally from the word corey with the meaning 'ravine'. See Corey for more information.

In addition, Corey is an English diminutive of the English and French Cora.

The name Corey is widely used; it has 39 forms. Forms of the name include Corea, Coreah, Coree, Corella, Corentine, Coretta, Corette, Cori, Coriann, Corianne, Corilla, Corisa, Corissa, Corita, Corlene, Corre, Correa, Correah, Corrella, Correlle, Correy, Correye, Corri, Corrianna, Corrianne, Corrissa, Corry, Coryssa, and Kori. Other English forms include the spelling variants Corie, Corrie, Cory, Koree, Korey, Korie, Korri, Korrie, and Kory.


See also the related form, the name Corbin.

Corey is a rare baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1986, 0.021% of baby girls were named Corey. It had a ranking of #523 then. The baby name has steeply dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. In 2016, out of the family of girl names directly related to Corey, Cora was the most widely used. In the last century Corey has mainly been a boy name. There were 23 times more boys than girls who were named Corey in 1995.

Baby names that sound like Corey include Coree, Corie, Corri, Cory, Korey, Kori, Korie, Korri, Korrie, Korry, Kory, Cairo, Cara, Carah, Caray, Carew, Carewe, Carey, Cari, and Carie.

† Pronunciation for Corey: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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