51%Rating
add to your listSave
GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.kə-RET-ə
[key]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of CORA. It was borne by Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), the wife of Martin Luther King.
VariantsCorie, Corrie
Other Languages & CulturesCorinna, Korinna Ancient Greek Corinne French Cora, Corinna, Kora German Korina Greek Cora, Kore, Korë Greek Mythology Corinna Italian Corina Romanian

Categories

black history, civil rights, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, ends in -etta, history, trendy, womens history
Entry updated October 11, 2012