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Cory Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Cory is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Cory is "hollow".  

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 696 in baby name popularity for boys with 353 occurrences.  It ranked 11088 in popular baby names for girls with 9 occurrences. 

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


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Related Names

Cory is a variant spelling of Corey.

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Name Fun

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Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cory.

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

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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.