Meaning and name origin
Korey \k(o)-rey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Korey), is of Old Norse origin. Korey is a variant of Corey (Old Norse): from an English surname derived from an Old Norse personal name Kori. Also a variant of Kory: see also Cory.
Korey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1158 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#43221 out of 88799, Top 49%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Korey for boys. Korey reached its highest rank of #438 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Korey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Corey (#387), Cory (#696), Kory and Korey. (2014 statistics).
Korey▼ is also pronounced similarly to Carey▼, Courey, Cowrey, Kerrey and Kerry▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Jorey, Kobey, Kodey, Koren, Morey, Rorey and Torey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Korey.