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'.
VARIANTS: Korey, Kory
FEMININE FORMS: Cori, Corie, Corrie, Kori

Sources & References

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

Categories

athletes, Big Little Lies characters, House of Cards US characters, Slipknot members, surnames, television, uncertain etymology, y vowels
Entry updated October 30, 2011