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Corin (girl)

What does Corin mean?

Corin Pronunciation of Corin as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Corin) is pronounced kor-REEN. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Corin is "spear". French form of Quirinus, which is probably from Sabine word "quiris" meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars. The name was also borne by several early saints. As a girl's name, it is also used as a variant of Corinne. The -een spellings are Irish endings. Also form of Corinna.


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), roman, saints, irish (gaelic)


VARIANTS Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Corena, Corine, Correen, Correena, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine, Korin

OTHER FORMS VIA CORINNE Carinne, Carrine, Corene, Corrie, Corrinne, Corryne, Corynn, Karine, Koreen, Korina, Korine, Korinna, Korinne, Korrin, Korrine, Koryn

(female) Coran, ..

(male) Coran, ..

Corin Nayeli (C.N.), ..

How popular is Corin?

Corin is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#77472 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Corin was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #1976 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Coreen, Corena, Corene, Corine, Corinna, Corinne (#795 IN 2018), Corrie, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine, Corrinne and Korina are the popular related forms of Corin rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Corin was at its most widespread during 1900-1909 (USAGE OF 0.12%) and is now much less (USAGE 0.02%, DOWN 83%), with versions like Corinna becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corin, Coreen, Corena, Corene, Corine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corinna, Corinne, Corrie, Corrin, Corrina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corrine, Corrinne, Korina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Corin is alike in pronunciation to Careen, Caren, Carin, Carine, Caron, Caronn, Carryn, Carwen, Caryn, Carynn, Corenne, Corianne, Corinn, Corryn, Coryn, Corynne, Karen, Karin, Karrin, Karyn, Kerin, Kerrin, Keryn, Koryne and Korynn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aerin, Airin, Arin, Calin, Cari, Carina, Caris, Catrin, Ceria, Cerian, Charin, Ciri, Cloris, Codi, Codie, Cor, Cora, Coralin, Cordia, Cordis, Cordy, Corey, Cori, Corie, Corina, Corinda, Corisa, Corita, Corlie, Corly, Cornie, Corona, Corry, Cortne, Cortny, Corva, Corvina, Cory, Coryna, Cris, Cyrina, Farin, Jolin, Jordin, Lorain, Lorin, Lorrin, Marin, Tarin and Terin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corin.

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