What does Korey mean?
Korey /ko-rey/ as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Korey). Korey's name origin is Old Norse. Korey is an alternate form of Corey (Old Norse). Korey is also a derivative of Kory: see also Cory.
Associated with: norse.
(male) Karey, Kurey, ..
(female) Koreyka, Kosey, ..
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)
Presented below is the birth name history of Korey for boys. Korey entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #438 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #1686. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Corey (#387 via latest list), Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Cory (#696), Curry, Kori and Kory (#1958) are the popular alternative forms of Korey (#1686 via latest list) 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%, 90.3% less), with versions such as Cory becoming less fashionable.
Korey▼ is pronounced similarly to Carew, Carey▼, Carrey, Cary▼, Courey, Cowrey, Cowry, Currey, Kari, Keary, Kerrey, Kerry▼ and Kyrie▲. Other recommended names are Amorey, Bodey, Bogey, Cobey, Codey▼, Coley, Coney, Corney, Covey, Coxey, Dorsey▼, Elrey, Frey, Garey, Grey▲, Hobey, Jodey, Joey▼, Jorey, Kacey, Kaley, Kamrey, Karel, Karney, Karny (see Kearney), Kasey▼, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerby, Kerem, Key, Kiley, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kirby▼, Kobe, Kobey, Koby▼, Kodey, Kody▼, Kolby, Korbyn▲, Kord, Kordel, Koren, Koresh, Korin, Kornel, Kort, Kortes, Kortez, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Roley, Rorey, Sorley, Tobey, Tomey, Toney, Torey, Torrey▼ and Trey▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Korey.