What does Corin mean?
Corin [corin] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Corin) is pronounced kor-REEN. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Corin is "spear". French form of Quirinus, which is probably from Sabine word "quiris" meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars. The name was also borne by several early saints. As a girl's name, it is also used as a variant of Corinne. The -een spellings are Irish endings.
Related girl name: Corinna.Creative forms:
(female) Coran, Coris, ..
(male) Coran, Corna, .. Middle name pairings:
Corin Serena (C.S.), ..
How popular is Corin?
Corin is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Corin was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #1976 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Coreen, Corena, Corene, Corine, Corinna, Corinne (#733 in 2015), Corrie, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine, Corrinne and Korina are the popular related forms of Corin rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Corin was at its most widespread during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.1%) and is now much less (usage 0.02%, down 83%), with versions like Corrine becoming less in vogue.
Corin is alike in pronunciation to Careen, Caren, Carin, Carine, Caron, Caronn, Carryn, Carwen, Caryn▼, Carynn, Corenne, Corianne, Corinn, Corryn, Coryn, Corynne, Karen▼, Karin▼, Karrin, Karyn▼, Kerin, Kerrin, Keryn, Koryne and Korynn. Other suggested similar names are Aerin, Airin, Arin, Calin, Cari▼, Carina▼, Caris, Catrin, Ceria, Cerian, Charin, Ciri, Cloris, Codi, Codie, Cor, Cora, Coralin, Cordia, Cordis, Cordy, Corey▼, Cori, Corie, Corina▼, Corinda, Corisa, Corita, Corlie, Corly, Cornie, Corona, Corry, Cortne, Cortny, Corva, Corvina, Cory, Coryna, Cris, Cyrina, Farin, Jolin, Jordin▼, Lorain, Lorin, Lorrin, Marin, Tarin and Terin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corin.See names in meaning and etymology.