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What does Cori mean?

Cori \c(o)-ri\ as a name for girls is of Greek and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Cori is "maiden". Cori is a variant of Cora (Greek): probably a variant of Kore. Cori is also a variation of Corey (Old Norse). Cori is also used as a derivative of Kora (Greek).


Cori has 16 variants: Coree, Corie, Correy, Corri, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Koree, Korey, Kori, Korie, Korrey, Korri, Korrie, Korry and Kory.

Cori has 44 more alternative forms via Cora, Corey, Kora: Corabel, Coralee, Coralia, Coralie, Coralin, Coralyn, Corella, Corena, Corene, Coretta, Coriann, Corianne, Corilla, Corine, Corinna, Corinne, Corisa, Corissa, Corita, Corlene, Correen, Correna, Correne, Corrina, Corrine, Corrissa, Coryna, Corynna, Corynne, Coryssa, Koral, Kore, Koreen, Koren, Korena, Korilla, Korina, Korinna, Korinne, Korissa, Korrina, Korrine, Koryne and Lacoria.


Cori is a very popular first name for women (#1242 out of 4276, Top 29%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Cori for girls. Cori was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #583 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular alternative forms of Cori listed in the Top 1000 are Cora (#103 the previous year), Corene, Corey, Corine, Corinna, Corinne (#727), Corrie, Corrina, Corrine, Cory, Kora (#691) and Kori (#813). These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.2489%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1282%, down 48.5%), with versions such as Corene, Corey, Corine, Corrie and Corrine becoming somewhat outmoded. Cora (#103) and Kora (#691) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Cora. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Cori and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cora, Corene, Corey, Cori, Corine, Corinna, Corinne, Corrie, Corrina, Corrine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cory, Kora, Kori in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cori is alike in pronunciation to Cara, Cari, Carie, Caro, Carri, Cary, Kari, Keri and Kiri. Other recommended similar baby names are Cera, Ceri, Ceria, Chari, Cheri, Cira, Ciri, Codi, Cor, Cordi, Corin, Cyra, Dori, Jori, Lori and Tori. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cori.