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Corin meaning and name origin
Corin \c(o)-rin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.
Corin has 11 variant forms: Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Corena, Corine, Correen, Correena, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine and Korin.
For more information, see also the related name Corinna.
Baby names that sound like Corin are Carin, Coryn, Corinn and Corina.
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Popularity of Corin
Corin is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#52368 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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