Cora - Meaning Of Cora, What Does Cora Mean?

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Cora Meaning


What does Cora mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Cora is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Cora is "maiden".  

Cora is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Co-ra.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 127  in baby name popularity for girls with 2569 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Cora Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cora has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cora to other names.


The name Cora is of uncertain derivation but is probably a Latinized form of the Greek name Kore, meaning "maiden".

It was a name coined in fiction by James Fenimore Cooper for a character in the Last of the Mohicans.

The names Corabelle, Coralia, Coralie, Coraline are all forms of Cora.

Cora has the diminutive (nickname) Coretta.

Cora falls into the classic name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cora in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Cora in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cora in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Cora Numerology page.

Cora Numerology
Cora in Hieroglyhics
Cora in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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