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Corey meaning and name origin

Corey \c(o)-rey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Corey), is pronounced KOR-ee. It is of Old Norse origin. From an English surname derived from an Old Norse personal name Kori. Of uncertain meaning. It may also derive from the Germanic name Godfrey meaning "God-peace". Also used as a diminutive for Cor- names. Common as a Black name. The name became popular in the 1960s due to the character Corey Baker on the television series "Julia". See also Kory.

Corey has 15 variant forms: Cor, Coree, Coreonte, Corie, Corley, Correy, Corrick, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Currie, Curry, Korey, Kori and Kory.

Baby names that sound like Corey are Carey, Cowrey and Courey.

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Popularity of Corey

Corey is a very popular first name for men (#182 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2201 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Corey compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Corey only.


Popularity of name Corey
Popularity of Corey

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