What does Cory mean?
Associated with: surname.
Related boy name: Corbin.
Cory has 1 feminine form: Kori.Creative forms:
(male) Comry, Coro, ..
(female) Coly, Coryya, .. Middle name pairings:
Cory Xzavier (C.X.), ..
How popular is Cory?
Cory is a very prominent first name for males (#229 out of 1220, Top 19%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5584 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Cory for boys. Cory entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #67 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #724 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Cory (#724 from current records) ranked in the Top 2000 are Corbin (#221 from current records), Corey (#415) and Kory (#1823). Usage of these relations of Cory was at its highest in 1990 (adoption of 0.7%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.2%, 78% less), with forms like Corey becoming somewhat dated. Corbin is the most chic name for newborns among these.
Cory▼ is alike in pronunciation to Cairo▲, Carew, Carey▼, Carrey, Cary▼, Chiro, Coree, Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Courey, Cowrey, Cowrie, Cowry, Currey, Curro, Curry, Kari, Keary, Kerry▼, Korey▼, Kori, Korrey and Korry. Other suggested similar names are Arry, Avry, Camry, Carly, Carr, Caryl, Ceri, Ciro, Cloy, Cob, Cobb, Cobe, Cobey, Cobi, Coby▼, Cody▼, Col, Cole, Coll, Colyn, Conn, Conwy, Cope, Cor, Corby, Cord, Coren, Cork, Corley, Cort, Corty, Corwyn, Coty▼, Court, Coy▼, Croy, Dory, Emory, Fry, Gery, Horry, Jorry, Jory, Lary, Lorry, Morry, Rhory, Rory▲, Tory▼ and Yury. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cory.