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Coral meaning and name origin

Coral \c(o)-ral\ as a girl's name is pronounced KOR-ul. It is of Latin origin. From "corallium", the Latin word for the semiprecious natural sea growth, often deep pink to red in color. In Hebrew, the word means "fate, destiny, luck". Late 19th-century coinage. Actress Coral Browne.

Coral has 13 variant forms: Coralee, Coralena, Coralie, Coraline, Corallina, Coralline, Coraly, Coralyn, Coralyne, Koral, Korall, Koralie and Koralline.

For more information, see also the related name Crystal.

Baby names that sound like Coral are Carol, Caryl, Carel, Coralia and Corly.

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Popularity of Coral

Coral is a very popular first name for women (#1591 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#52377 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Coral compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Coral only.


Popularity of name Coral
Popularity of Coral

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