Given Name COREY

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KAWR-ee   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from the Old Norse given name Kóri, of unknown meaning. This name became popular in the 1960s due to the character Corey Baker on the television series 'Julia'.

Categories

actors, athletes, Slipknot members, surnames, television, uncertain etymology
VARIANTS: Korey, Kory
FEMININE FORMS: Cori, Corie, Corrie, Kori
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
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ranked
2016
  Canada (BC)
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ranked
2015
  England and Wales
2016
  Northern Ireland
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ranked
2015
  Scotland
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ranked
2016

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)