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Popularity
122k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cora

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Heart, Maiden
  • #549 All Time
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How popular is the name "Cora" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801,0511,0456#15 girl name
18819769697#18 girl name
18821,0761,0760#21 girl name
18831,0811,0810#24 girl name
18841,2531,2449#23 girl name
18851,2581,2535#23 girl name
18861,2371,2316#28 girl name
18871,2571,2570#27 girl name
18881,4421,4339#31 girl name
18891,3721,3657#32 girl name
18901,3951,3869#36 girl name
18911,3491,3436#35 girl name
18921,4241,4195#39 girl name
18931,3081,3080#44 girl name
18941,3261,3197#46 girl name
18951,3041,2959#49 girl name
18961,2041,2040#52 girl name
18971,2461,2460#49 girl name
18981,3041,3040#51 girl name
18991,0561,0560#58 girl name
19001,3971,3898#55 girl name
19011,0271,0270#58 girl name
19021,0811,0810#62 girl name
19039959869#70 girl name
19049939930#70 girl name
19051,0441,0440#72 girl name
19069599527#77 girl name
19079779698#80 girl name
19089699627#83 girl name
19099699690#85 girl name
19101,0841,0795#85 girl name
19111,0221,0220#91 girl name
19121,2581,2535#98 girl name
19131,2881,2880
19141,5051,5005
19151,6911,6838
19161,9101,89911
19171,7541,73717
19181,9261,91610
19191,9461,9397
19201,8181,8180
19211,8341,8295
19221,7681,7626
19231,6981,6917
19241,6371,6298
19251,6871,6816
19261,4761,4760
19271,4991,4927
19281,4081,39414
19291,3951,3878
19301,2811,2738
19311,1921,18210
19321,1391,1336
19331,1701,15713
19341,1191,1145
19351,0821,07111
19361,0181,00711
19371,1381,1380
19381,1441,13311
19391,0401,0400
194097596510
19411,0121,0075
19421,0091,0018
19438748740
19448188180
19457557505
19468008000
19478458450
19488388380
19498548486
19507377370
19516706700
19526656650
19536506500
19546136130
19555765760
19565535530
19575175170
19584344340
19594534530
19604554550
19614194190
19624114110
19634014010
19643513510
19653713710
19663133130
19672342340
19682352350
19692112029
19702342340
19712272225
19722012010
19731951950
19742062060
19751821820
19762122120
19772232230
19782252250
19791931930
19802132130
19812202200
19822382380
19832242240
19842242240
19852212210
19862372370
19871951950
19882012010
19892462460
19902302300
19912552550
19922492490
19932972970
19943283280
19953123120
19963273270
19973253250
19984684680
19995285280
20005645640
20016036030
20026066060
20036946940
20046986980
20056726720
20068448440
20079179170
20081,0391,0390
20091,0981,0980
20101,2011,2010
20111,5491,5490
20122,0782,0780
20132,5812,5810
20142,9502,9455

Want to know about the populiarty of Cora? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122,036 babies born with the name Cora in the United States. That's more than enough Coras to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,051 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cora" was in 2014 with a total of 2,945 babies. (That's a lot of baby Coras)

According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cora" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 62 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1927. Across the entire United States a total of 1,499 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Cora" mean?

Cora (Greek): Heart, Maiden

The name "Cora" is of Greek origin and it means "Heart, Maiden". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Aroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Caro". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Cora popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cora in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Cora

Cora Skinner

Cora Skinner is a model and actress. Cora was born in 1985 in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.

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Marie McDonald

Marie McDonald is an actress and singer. Marie was born in 1923 as Cora Marie Frye in Burgin, Kentucky, U.S.

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Cora Sue Collins

Cora Sue Collins is a child actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1932 to 1945. Cora was born in 1927 as Cora Sue Collins in Beckley, West Virginia, U.S.

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Past life for Cora born Jan 28, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Cora

Name poster for Cora(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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