Corey - boys name

Corey name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Corey name meaning:

The name Corey is of Irish origin and has multiple meanings. One interpretation of the name is "from the hollow" or "dweller in the hollow." This refers to someone who lives near or in a hollow or a low-lying area. The name Corey can also be derived from the word "corra" in Gaelic, meaning "spear." In this context, Corey symbolizes strength and power. Additionally, Corey can be seen as a variation of the name Cora, which means "maiden" or "daughter" in Greek. This interpretation portrays Corey as a name associated with femininity and beauty.

Overall, the name Corey carries a sense of connection to nature and the earth due to its association with hollows. It also embodies qualities such as strength, power, femininity, and beauty depending on the interpretation. As with any name, the meaning of Corey may hold personal significance to individuals and families who choose to name their son Corey.

Origin: Celtic



Unisex names

Related names

Corey , Cony, Corky, Corley, Correy, Corrick, Korey

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 312 out of 4789

150 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (156)

Historical popularity of Corey

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