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Gender Feminine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. KAWR-ee(English)
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of CORINNA, CORA, CORNELIA and other names starting with Cor. Since the 1970s it has also been used as a feminine form of COREY.
VariantsCoretta, Cori, Corie, Kori(English) Cokkie, Corry, Lia, Lieke, Neeltje, Nele(Dutch)
Masculine FormsCorey, Korey, Kory(English) Cornelis, Cornelius, Kerneels(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesCorinna, Korinna(Ancient Greek) Cornelia(Ancient Roman) Kornelija(Croatian) Kornélie, Nela(Czech) Corinne, Cornélie(French) Cora, Corinna, Cornelia, Kornelia, Corina, Kora, Nele(German) Korina(Greek) Cora, Kore, Korë(Greek Mythology) Kornélia(Hungarian) Corinna, Cornelia(Italian) Kornelia(Polish) Corina, Cornelia(Romanian) Kornelija(Serbian) Kornélia(Slovak)


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