Cory - Meaning of Cory

What does Cory mean?

[ 2 syll. co-ry, cor-y ] The baby girl name Cory is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced KAOR-iy- †. Cory has its origins in the Old Greek, English, and Old Norse languages. It is used largely in English.

Cory is a diminutive (English) of the English and French Cora.

Cory is also a diminutive of the English Coral.

Cory is also a spelling variant of the English Corey.

See also the related categories, english and greek.

Cory is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1978, 0.017% of baby girls were named Cory. It had a ranking of #602 then. The baby name has suffered a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Cory, Cora was the most widely used. Cory has mainly been a boy name in the last century. There were 29 times more boys than girls who were named Cory in 1990.

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

† Pronunciation for Cory: 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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