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What does Korey mean?

Korey Pronunciation of Korey as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Korey) is an Old Norse name. Korey is an alternate form of Corey (Old Norse). Korey is also a derivative of Kory: see also Cory.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ko-, -ey, norse


VARIANTS Korry, Korrey, Kori, Curry, Currie, Cory, Corry, Corrie, Correy, Corie, Coree


(male) Kurey, ..

(female) Kolee, ..

Korey Zayvion (K.Z.), ..

How popular is Korey?

Korey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1158 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#52403 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Korey entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #438 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #1626. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Corey (#415 VIA LATEST LIST), Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Cory (#724), Curry, Kori and Kory (#1823) are the popular alternative forms of Korey (#1626) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Currie, are seldom used. These forms of Korey were popular with parents in 1990 (USAGE OF 0.72%) and are now significantly less widespread (USAGE 0.07%, 90.7% LESS), with versions such as Cory becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Korey, Corey, Corie, Correy, Corrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corry, Cory, Curry, Kori, Kory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Korey is pronounced similarly to Carew, Carey, Carrey, Cary, Coree, Corey, Corie, Correy, Corry, Cory, Courey, Cowrey, Cowry, Currey, Curry, Kari, Keary, Kerrey, Kerry, Kori, Korrey, Korry, Kory and Kyrie. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bodey, Bogey, Cobey, Codey, Coley, Corney, Covey, Dorsey, Elrey, Frey, Garey, Grey, Hobey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Kacey, Kaley, Karel, Karney, Karny (see Kearney), Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerby, Kerem, Key, Kirby, Kobe, Kobey, Koby, Kodey, Kody, Kolby, Korbyn, Kord, Kordel, Koren, Koresh, Korin, Kornel, Kort, Kortes, Kortez, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Roley, Rorey, Sorley, Tomey, Toney and Torey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Korey.