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From the ancient Greek word "Kori'Annon", which was the name of the spice, but also the name of a woman ornament.
-- Damis  3/18/2005
Coriander can also be used as the full form of Cory.
-- hho  4/23/2005
Coriander has to be the world's yuckiest herb!
-- Caprice  1/13/2006
I would always stress the 3rd syllable: "kor-ee-AN-dur".
-- Elly747  5/20/2006
The herb is gross, but I love the name.
-- bschoer10  6/10/2006
I am not exactly sure why you would name your child after a spice. That's kind of weird. Kind of reminds me of Koriand'r from Teen Titans aka Kory Anders. Hm.
-- Hyugafalcon  6/11/2007
This is just really werid. I suppose the next kid will be Oregano.
-- scholasticastewart  2/26/2008
I've also seen it as Corianda.
-- Anonymous User  2/27/2008
Some names ending in -er sound feminine, like Amber, Piper, and Winter. This isn't one of them. It sounds masculine to me. On the other hand, it doesn't sound like a name to begin with, and it just seems weird as one.
-- slight night shiver  5/19/2008
This feels more like a masculine name to me and I usually treat it as such. Also, I'm pretty sure when I looked it up on a different name site, it was listed as masculine. No matter, I absolutely love this name, whatever gender it is.
-- Hato-chan  1/3/2009
A coriander seed used to be used to start the dipping process in making a jawbreaker candy and the leafy parts (cilantro) are used in making salsa, I figure that the meaning for the name Coriander should be "sugar and spice and everything nice."
-- JewelGatherer  3/16/2009
According to Wikipedia (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_of_flowers), "lust" is the symbolic meaning of the Coriander flower, in the Victorian-era language of flowers. Yikes!
-- SeaHorse15  4/9/2009
Coriander is an awesome name, and you could always shorten it to Cory or something. But this name sounds so masculine, and is better on a boy.
-- -Julia-  8/26/2009
This name is full of spunk and provides two decent nicknames: the obvious Cory (or Cori) and Andi.
It sounds like a very strong feminine name, or a strong masculine name. I, however, like it on a girl.
-- DaphneSusan  11/2/2010
This name is on my guilty pleasure list (for a girl). I think it's adorable and has the nickname options of either Cori or Andie. I'd never be brave enough to use it though.
-- Anonymous User  1/29/2011
Coriander is the name of the main character of I, Coriander by Sally Gardner; so ever since I read that book, I've really liked this name.
-- Anonymous User  5/27/2011
Good name for a fictional character... she would be known as Cory and then she'd be totally embarrassed when the others find out her real name!
-- xgirl  5/26/2014
I've always thought Coriander sounds very masculine. I don't think I would ever use it for a girl.
-- Hato-chan  6/3/2014
To those who object to spice names, there is also:
ANISE, GINGER, ROSEMARY, SAGE, etc.
-- Sabertooth  9/28/2014

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