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Cora Meaning


What does Cora mean?

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.

The Given Name Cora

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.

Cora falls into the classic name category.

Cora Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 88 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,378 occurrences. It ranked 10,874 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 103 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,956 occurrences. It ranked 12,397 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

Want to see how Cora sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Cora Name Popularity Page.

Cora Related Names

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

Cora has the diminutive (nickname) Coretta.

Famous Coras

  • Cora ~ 1 hurricane

Cora Numerology

What will your new littleCora be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Cora are often enlightened and lustrous but most of all they are read more >>

Cora Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cora in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cora.

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.