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Meaning and Name Origin

Coraline \c(o)-rali-ne, cor(a)-line\ as a girls' name. Coraline's name origins are Latin and English. Coraline is a variation of Coral (Latin): from "corallium", the Latin word for the semiprecious natural sea growth, often deep pink to red in color. Coraline is also a derivative of Coralie (English): apparently an elaboration of Cora or Coral, similar to names such as Rosalie.


Coraline has 4 variants: Coralline, Coralyn, Coralyne and Koralline.

Coraline has 9 more different forms via Coral, Coralie: Coralee, Coralena, Coralina, Corallina, Coraly, Cory, Koral, Koralie and Korall.


Coraline is a rare given name for females. Coraline is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Coraline for girls. Coraline was first listed in 2012 and reached its peak position of #630 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Coraline name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coraline outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Coraline and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Coraline (#630 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 are Coral and Cory. These girl names are at the top of their popularity presently, except for the version Coral which has become less in vogue. Coraline (#630) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Coral, Coraline, Cory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coraline and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Coraline is alike in pronunciation to Caralin, Caraline, Caralyne, Caroline, Coralin and Karaline. Other recommended similar baby names are Carline and Corlene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Coraline.