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Kora meaning and name origin
Kora \k(o)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced KOR-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kora is "maiden". Can be traced back to classical mythology, though the modern form was coined by American writer James Fenimore Cooper in "The Last of the Mohicans" (1826). The K- spelling is a modern variation. Kora is also the name of an African instrument. See also Cora.
Kora has 35 variant forms: Cora, Corabel, Corabella, Corabelle, Corabellita, Corella, Corena, Coretta, Corey, Cori, Corilla, Corrie, Corry, Coryna, Korabell, Koral, Koralise, Koree, Koreen, Korella, Koren, Korena, Korenda, Koressa, Korette, Korey, Korilla, Korina, Korinna, Korinne, Korissa, Korrina, Korrine, Korynna and Koryssa.
Baby names that sound like Kora are Kara, Kore, Kory, Kori, Kera, Kira and Kyra.
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Popularity of Kora
Kora is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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