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pinWhat does Cor mean?

Cor /cor/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Cor) is of Latin origin, and Cor means "horn". Cor is an alternate spelling of Cornelia (Latin). Compare surname Coar.


Cor has 25 alternative forms via Cornelia: Corelie, Cornalia, Corneelija, Cornela, Cornelija, Cornella, Cornelle, Cornelya, Cornie, Korneelia, Korneelya, Kornelia, Kornelija, Kornelya, Neel, Neeltje, Neely, Nel, Nela, Nelia, Nell, Nella, Nellie, Nelly and Nila.

Kreatif forms: Corco, Corla. [more]

pinHow popular is Cor?

Cor is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular variation forms of Cor (not in Top 1000) are Cornelia, Nelia, Nell, Nella, Nellie, Nelly and Nila. Forms like Neely are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4724%) and has become much lower since, with the forms Cornelia, Nell, Nella, Nellie and Nila becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Cor and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cornelia, Nelia, Nell, Nella, Nellie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nelly, Nila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cornelia, Nellie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Cor is pronounced similarly to Kore. Other suggested similar baby names are Cara, Cari, Caro, Cary, Cera, Ceri, Char, Cher, Cira, Ciri, Coe, Con, Cora, Coree, Corey, Cori, Corie, Corri, Corry, Cory and Cyra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cor.