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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 has 11 variant forms: Coree, Corie, Correy, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Currie, Curry, Kori, Korrey, Korry.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Korey name in U.S.

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Corey, Cory, Korey, Kory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.