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)

Categories

black history, civil rights, trendy
Entry updated October 11, 2012