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.
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.
There is 1 masculine form of Corinna: Corin.
Corinna is a very popular first name for females (#1581 out of 4276, Top 37%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Corinna for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Corinna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cora (#103), Corinne (#727), Corrine, Corrina, Kareena, Corina, Corinna and Corine. (2014 statistics).
Corinna is also pronounced similarly to Carenna, Cariana, Carina, Corena, Corona, Coronna, Corrianna, Coryna, Corynna and Korynna. Other suggested similar baby names are Coriann, Corianne, Corrinne and Cyrina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Corinna.