What does Korey mean?
Korey /ko-rey/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used 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.
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 popularity of Korey for boys. Korey entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #438 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Corey (#387 a year ago), Cory (#696) and Kory are the popular alternative forms of Korey rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Corrie are seldom used. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in 1990 (usage of 0.763%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.2293%, 70% less), with the versions Cory, Korey and Kory becoming less fashionable. Corey (#387) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Korey and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Korey▼ is pronounced similarly to Carey▼, Courey, Cowrey, Kerrey and Kerry▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Jorey, Kobey, Kodey, Koren, Morey, Rorey and Torey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Korey.