Given Name CORETTA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: kə-RET-ə  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of CORA. It was borne by Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), the wife of Martin Luther King.
VARIANTS: Corie, Corrie
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Corinna, Korinna (Ancient Greek), Corinne (French), Cora, Corinna, Kora (German), Korina (Greek), Cora, Kore, Korë (Greek Mythology), Corinna (Italian), Corina (Romanian)


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Entry updated October 11, 2012