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Corin (girl)

What does Corin mean?

Corin Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: spear (warrior), roman, saints, irish (gaelic).


Corin has 11 variants: Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Corena, Corine, Correen, Correena, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine and Korin.

Related girl name: Corinna.

16 more different relations via Corinne: Carinne, Carrine, Corene, Corrie, Corrinne, Corryne, Corynn, Karine, Koreen, Korina, Korine, Korinna, Korinne, Korrin, Korrine and Koryn.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corin name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corin, Coreen, Corena, Corene, Corine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corinna, Corinne, Corrie, Corrin, Corrina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corrine, Corrinne, Korina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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