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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)
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