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Meaning and name origin

Cory \c(o)-ry\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cory), is pronounced KOR-ee. It is of English origin. Surname.


Cory has 2 variant forms: Corey and Kory.

For more information, see also the related boy name Corbin.

There is 1 feminine form of Cory: Kori.


Cory is a very popular first name for males (#229 out of 1220, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5797 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cory for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cory name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cory and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Corbin (#203), Corey (#387), Cory (#696) and Kory. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Corbin, Corey, Cory, Kory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corbin, Corey, Cory outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cory is also pronounced similarly to Carey, Cary, Coree, Corie, Correy, Corry, Courey, Cowrey, Cowry, Curry, Korey, Kori and Korry. Other suggested similar baby names are Carr, Ceri, Ciro, Coby, Cody, Cor, Corby, Cord, Cork, Cort, Corty, Coty, Coy, Croy, Dory, Jory, Rory and Tory. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cory.