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What does Cor mean?

Cor Pronunciation of Cor [cor] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Cor) has its root in Old Norse. Cor is an alternate spelling of Corey (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse.


11 related forms via Corey: Coree, Corie, Corley, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Curry, Korey, Kori and Kory.

Creative forms:
(male) Cert, Cotr, ..

(female) Core, Cova, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cor Kylin (C.K.), ..

How popular is Cor?

Cor is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Cor (not in Top 2000) are Corey (#415 the previous year), Cory (#724), Korey (#1626), Kory (#1823), Kori, Curry, Corry, Corie, Correy and Corrie. Other variants, like Corley, are seldom used. These forms of Cor were favored as birth names in the year 1990 (average #1193) and are now much less conventional (#1658, 90.7%), with forms such as Cory falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corey, Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cory, Curry, Korey, Kori, Kory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cor is alike in pronunciation to Carr, Karr, Keer, Keir, Ker and Kerr. Other suggested similar names are Cob, Coe, Col, Con, Cord, Cork, Cort, Cox, Coy, Dor and Tor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cor.