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Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "the chosen".
-- Anonymous User  7/4/2005
Seems Celtic to me, just that weird feeling I get when I say it.
-- wolfman  10/26/2005
Corey Feldman and Corey Haim were two popular child actors in the 80's, often paired togetber and called "The Two Coreys".
-- Anonymous User  12/20/2005
Famous bearer of the name is Corey Taylor, the singer of Slipknot.
-- nickyh  7/2/2006
Corey can also be a nickname for Cornelius.
-- Anonymous User  7/14/2006
I think that this is a hideous name. I have no idea why this it's somewhat popular.
-- Anonymous User  2/23/2007
Corey could also be a nickname for any name beginning with Cor-, not just Cornelius.
-- Aqua  4/7/2007
This is also a female name. My mother has a friend, and her name is Corey.
-- bobcat_explorer  4/9/2007
This can be a girl's name, too. I like this name, but it wouldn't seem right on a 40-year-old.
-- Taydbug112  5/15/2007
I love the name Corey, I've given this name to my 2nd son. I live in the UK and everyone here keeps saying that it is a very American sounding name but I always think of it as an Irish name.
-- Jojo123  10/7/2007
Also the name of Alain Delon's character in the Melville film "The Red Circle".
-- Patria-Sue  11/30/2008
I think this is a cute name, although I do shudder when I hear it because it's my ex-boyfriends name. I know like 4 Corey-s, but 1 of them is a girl and the girl and a boy spell it Cory. (I personally like Corey because I'm so used to it.)
-- Anonymous User  2/24/2009
I love this name, I like the weird sound of the R. I have a close friend with this name, it suits him.
-- baileymarissa  4/27/2009
It's alright, it's not one of my favourites but I think it would be cute on a little boy but not a 50 year old, no offence.
-- Anonymous User  10/9/2010
I read somewhere that the Old Norse name Kori may have meant "curly-haired".

It doesn't seem strange that people think this name has an Irish "feel" to it, because the Norse did conquer part of Ireland in the Middle Ages and some Scandinavian names are still used in Ireland.
-- keepitreal  1/24/2011
Corey Haim sadly passed away last year. I plan to name my first son Corey after him. Corey is a great name.
-- Missy125  3/12/2011
This is great on a girl too! It should be masculine and feminine on the home page of it!
-- krisscouture  5/4/2011
It should definitely be added to the feminine list as well. I know just as many female 'Corey's as I do males. Also another spelling is Cori. Most 'Corey's I know are very fun to be around and have a vibrant personality.
Love the name.
-- amwriter08  8/10/2011
I always thought of this name as a boy's name. I have a male cousin named Cory. Then I met a female named Corey and now I see it clearly as both male and female names.
-- blake7134  10/25/2011
Could it have something to do with Irish word corradh meaning "spear"?
-- ghamer  12/27/2012
I don't think it's hideous at all. The longest friendship I've ever had was with a guy who used this name. Plus, it's not that common.

The only problem is that it doesn't age well (ex. I don't think it'll be appropriate when he's in his 50s or so).
-- EstherTester  2/3/2013
A famous bearer of this name is voice actor Corey Burton.
-- rjb96  8/9/2013
Huh? This name is only masculine?
I have a good friend whose name is Corey and she is the nicest women you could meet. Very feminine and lady-like. I have always wanted to ask her why she has a name that is so masculine, but I've always thought it rude to ask.
All in all I think it's a good name, better for a boy, but either way!
-- Gio123  10/27/2013
I much prefer this spelling over cory.
-- ThatMazerunnerfan  7/10/2014
Cory/Corey/kory/korey is a males name

Kori/korie is just a males name with a prissy spelling. Femininzing the spelling to a males name doesn't change the fact the pronunciation is still there, and unless you are deaf or hard of hearing (no offence) then you would be able to understand that this is completely a males name.
-- ThatMazerunnerfan  7/10/2014

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