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Corinna meaning and name origin
Corinna \c(o)-rinna, cor(in)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ko-RINN-nah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Corinna is "maiden". From Korinna, probably derived from Kore (see Cora), borne by a Boeotian poetess. The name was also used by the Roman poet Ovid for the woman in his love poetry. It was used by English poets in the 16th and 17th centuries, such as Robert Herricks in his poem "Corinna's going a-Maying" (1648). The French form Corinne gained literary fame in Madame de StaŽl's novel "Corinne" (1807). The name became popular from then on. Corina is Spanish.
Corinna has 41 variant forms: Carine, Carinna, Carinne, Carynna, Carynne, Coreana, Coreen, Corenne, Corin, Corina, Corinda, Corine, Corinn, Corinne, Correna, Corrianne, Corrienne, Corrin, Corrina, Corrinda, Corrine, Corrinn, Corrinna, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Corynne, Kareena, Karena, Karenna, Karinna, Karinne, Karrena, Karrina, Karynna, Koreen, Koreena, Korena, Korina, Korinne and Korrina.
Baby names that sound like Corinna are Corynna and Coronna.
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Popularity of Corinna
Corinna is a very popular first name for women (#1581 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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