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Meaning and name origin

Corin \c(o)-rin\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Corin), is pronounced KOR-in. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Corin is "spear". From Quirinus, possibly derived from the Sabine word "quiris" meaning "spear". Quirinus was an early Sabine and Roman god of war associated with Romulus, one of the legendary co-founders of Rome, who was later identified with Mars. Name of several saints. In the English-speaking world, it is also regarded as the male form of Corinna. Actor Corin Redgrave.


Corin has 6 variant forms: Coren, Corrin, Cyran, Koren, Korin and Korrin.


Corin is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#52368 out of 88799, Top 59%) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Corin is also pronounced similarly to Caron, Corwan, Corwin, Corwinn and Corwyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Colin, Corbin, Corie, Corvin, Crain, Gorin, Lorin and Torin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corin.