What does Corey mean?
Corey /co-rey/ as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Corey) is pronounced KOR-ee. It is of Old Norse origin. From an English surname derived from the Old Norse personal name Kori. Of uncertain meaning. Corrie and Corre are Scottish surnames. Cori is also used as a prefix in contemporary blended names. Author Corrie ten Boom.
(female) Colrey, Coro, ..
(male) Coro, Cosen, ..
How popular is Corey?
Corey is a very prominent first name for women (#1379 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2149 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Corey for girls. Corey entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #621 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Popular related forms of Corey are Cora (#103 from recent data), Cori, Corie, Corrie, Cory, Kora (#691), Kori (#813) and Korie (#1556). Adoption of these relations of Corey reached its most widespread 134 years ago (average #1616) and is now much diminished (#1462, ▼64%), with forms like Corrie becoming less stylish. Kora and Kori are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.
Corey▼ is pronounced similarly to Cara▼, Carah, Caree, Carey▼, Cari▼, Carie, Caro, Carree, Carrey, Carri, Carry, Cary, Karee, Karry, Kary, Keree, Kerrey and Kerry▼. Other suggested similar names are Cacey, Cadey, Caley, Carel, Carely, Caren, Carley▼, Carly▼, Carmy, Catey, Cerea, Cherey, Codee, Codey, Cody, Coel, Cole, Coley, Colly, Conney, Conny, Cor, Coral, Coraly, Cordey, Cordi, Cordy, Coreen, Coren, Corene, Corin, Corlee, Corley, Corly, Corryn, Cortney▼, Cortny, Coryn, Cree, Dodey, Dorey, Glorey, Jobey, Joey, Jorey, Kodey, Lorey, Lovey, Posey, Rosey, Roxey, Sokey, Tobey, Toney, Torey, Torrey and Zooey. These names tend to be less frequently used than Corey.