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What does Cowrie mean?

Cowrie Pronunciation of Cowrie [cowrie] as a boys' name. Shell name: cowrie shells have long been used as currency in eastern Africa, and have a significant place in African American culture.


Cowrie has 3 variants: Courey, Cowrey and Cowry.

Creative forms:
(male) Cawrie, ..

(female) Cowra, Cowri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cowrie Austyn (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cowrie?

Cowrie is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Cowrie is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cowrie has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cowrie name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cowrie is pronounced similarly to Coree, Corey, Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Currie, Kearie, Kerrie, Kori and Kyrie. Other suggested similar names are Arie, Bogie, Bowie, Cadbie (see Cadby), Cedric, Ceri, Charlie, Chris, Ciprien, Clarrie, Cobe, Cobie, Coburne (see Coburn), Codie, Colbee, Colbie, Coldin, Cole, Colin, Colle, Collie, Colrige (see Coleridge), Connie, Conrad, Conroy, Cookie, Cor, Corbie, Corby, Cord, Coren, Corin, Cork, Cormic, Corrin, Cortez, Corvin, Corwin, Cowan, Cree, Cyril, Derrie, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Erie, Fonzie, Garrie, Howie, Imrie, Jerrie, Johnie, Jorie, Kodie, Larie, Lawrie, Lonnie, Montie, Morrie, Norrie, Perrie, Robbie, Roddie, Rodnie and Torrie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cowrie.