What does Corin mean?
Corin /cor-in/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' 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.
How popular is Corin?
Corin is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Corin for boys. Corin has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Corin is 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 frequently used than Corin.