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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.KAWR-ee English
KAWRH-ee Dutch
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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, 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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Entry updated September 1, 2013   Contribute