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Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #469).

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 captive, your web of charm.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Roca". 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.

How popular is the name "Cora" in the U.S.?


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 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cora" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 21 babies in California have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 1,910 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 east? 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.


Marie McDonald

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


Cora Sue Collins

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


Past life for Cora born Oct 1, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1300. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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

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