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What does Kori mean?

Kori Pronunciation of Kori as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Kori) is pronounced KOR-ee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kori is "maiden". Variant of Cory. Also form of Corey.




VARIANTS Koree, Korey, Korie, Korri, Korrie, Korry, Kory

RELATED FORMS VIA CORY Coree, Corey, Cori, Corie, Corri, Corrie, Corry, Kora, Korrey




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How popular is Kori?

Kori is a very prominent first name for women (#1670 out of 4276, Top 39%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#109328 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kori entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #631 in the U.S. in 2016, and is at #734 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Kori (#734 A YEAR AGO) are Kora (#522), Cori (#1652), Corey, Corie, Corrie, Cory and Korie. Adoption of these forms of Kori reached its apex during 1970-1979 (MEDIAN #1091) and is almost as conventional today (#1613, 16%), but with versions like Corey becoming somewhat outmoded. Kora and Kori are two of the more chic baby names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kori, Corey, Cori, Corie, Corrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cory, Kora, Korie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kori is pronounced similarly to Cari, Cora, Kaara, Kaira, Karah, Karee, Kari, Karri, Karrie, Keera, Keira, Keree, Kerri, Kerria, Kerrie, Kerry, Kiera, Kira, Kiri, Kiria, Kiriah, Kirya, Kyra, Kyrie and Kyrra. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Airi, Bari, Bri, Ciri, Dari, Dori, Dorri, Fiori, Flori, Geri, Glori, Jeri, Jori, Kaci, Kadi, Kai, Kali, Kami, Kani, Karis, Kati, Keni, Khris, Kiki, Kioni, Kirsi, Kivi, Kodi, Kody, Koemi, Kore, Koren, Korin, Korina, Korine, Korrin, Kortni, Koryn, Kris, Kyli, Lari, Liri, Lori, Lorri, Mari, Miri, Nari, Peri, Sari and Tori. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kori.

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