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Cory Meaning


What does Cory mean?

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".

Cory is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Co-ry.

The Given Name Cory

Cory is a variant of Corey. See Corey for further details.

Luminous and appealing, it is a name considered by many parents.

A name fit for a child full of dazzle and spirit, a little pathfinder.

Cory remains a favorite due to its popular and bold nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cory Monteith.

Cory Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 758 in baby name popularity for boys with 317 occurrences. It ranked 8,037 in baby name popularity for girls with 14 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 725 in baby name popularity for boys with 339 occurrences. It ranked 9,594 in baby name popularity for girls with 11 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.

Cory Related Names

Cory is a variant of Corey.

Famous Corys

  • Cory Monteith ~ Actor

Cory Numerology

What will your new littleCory 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 Cory are often strict and knowing but most of all they are read more >>

Cory Name Fun

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

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.

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