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Corey Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Corey is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Corey is "from the hollow".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "seething pool".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 7015  in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.  It ranked 387 in popular baby names for boys with 801 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Variants of the name Corey include Cori, Corie, Cory, Korey.

The names Coire, Corky, Corley, Corrick are all forms of Corey.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Corey Feldman, Corey Pavin.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Corey.

Just for fun, see the name Corey 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 Corey in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.