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 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)
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)
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.