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Kory (girl)

What does Kory mean?

Kory Pronunciation of Kory [ko-ry] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Kory) is of Old Norse and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Kory is "maiden". Kory is a variant form of Corey (Old Norse). Kory is also a form of Kori (Greek): transcription of Cory.

Associated with: norse, greek.


Kory has 13 variants: Cori, Corie, Corri, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Koree, Korey, Korie, Korrey, Korri, Korrie and Korry.

1 masculine form: Corey.

Creative forms:
(female) Kery, Kirry, ..

(male) Koli, Kony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kory Sariyah (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kory?

Kory is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#46678 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Kory (not in Top 2000) are Kori (#649 in recent rankings), Cori (#1813), Korie (#1944), Cory, Corrie, Corie and Corey. Other variants, like Corri, are seldom used. These relations of Kory were favored as birth names 2 decades ago (median #1156) and are somewhat less conventional today, with forms such as Corey becoming somewhat dated. Kori is the most chic name for newborns in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corey, Cori, Corie, Corrie, Cory in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kori, Korie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kory is pronounced similarly to Carey, Cari, Caro, Cora, Correy, Kaara, Kaira, Kara, Karee, Karie, Karra, Karri, Kary, Keara, Keera, Keira, Kera, Kerra, Kiera, Kirya, Kyra, Kyrah, Kyrha, Kyria and Kyrra. Other recommended names are Dorry, Dory, Eiry, Flory, Glory, Ivory, Jery, Jorry, Kacy, Kady, Kaly, Karly, Karyl, Karyn, Karys, Kasy, Katy, Kay, Keryl, Keryn, Kimy, Kirby, Kodey, Kodi, Kody, Konny, Koral, Kore, Koren, Korin, Kortny (see Courtney), Koryn, Koryne, Korynn, Kourty (see Courtney), Lorry, Lory, Mary, Norry, Rory, Torry, Tory and Zary. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kory.

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in meaning and etymology.