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188k
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since 1880

Corey

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Hollow
  • #377 All Time
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Boys
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131k Cory (Irish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1919505
1921505
1925505
1926606
1928505
1937606
1939909
1940707
194227027
194322022
194420020
194527621
194620020
194720020
194842537
194957849
195066858
195174668
195211711106
1953901080
195416111150
195527117254
195631320293
195728524261
195833642294
195935155296
196034745302
196145044406
196248548437
196348456428
196450141460
196554440504
196651347466
196751247465
19681,668891,579
19695,0691424,927#58 boy name
19703,9351203,815#84 boy name
19713,9141423,772#77 boy name
19723,1441512,993#95 boy name
19733,2382153,023#89 boy name
19743,5942163,378#77 boy name
19754,1502673,883#71 boy name
19764,7242844,440#64 boy name
19776,3923486,044#52 boy name
19785,2372984,939#61 boy name
19795,0282904,738#63 boy name
19804,7182814,437#68 boy name
19814,5152674,248#69 boy name
19824,2152743,941#74 boy name
19834,2562893,967#74 boy name
19844,5352944,241#69 boy name
19855,6073785,229#63 boy name
19866,1603925,768#62 boy name
19876,7723306,442#57 boy name
19887,6483247,324#56 boy name
19898,2892868,003#55 boy name
19908,0093197,690#56 boy name
19917,2202956,925#58 boy name
19926,3942576,137#65 boy name
19935,9372615,676#68 boy name
19945,5042255,279#73 boy name
19955,1812064,975#74 boy name
19964,2291444,085#94 boy name
19973,5491323,417
19983,300993,201
19992,913862,827
20002,678702,608
20012,302612,241
20022,166612,105
20031,925391,886
20041,725541,671
20051,734311,703
20061,552231,529
20071,421201,401
20081,213301,183
20091,148251,123
20101,030241,006
20111,042201,022
201289524871
201388916873
201481817801

Want to know about the populiarty of Corey? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 187,765 babies born with the name Corey in the United States. That's more than enough Coreies to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1919 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Corey" was in 1989 with a total of 8,003 babies. (That's a lot of baby Coreies)

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Corey" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 44 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 4,535 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 "Corey" mean?

Corey (Irish): Hollow

The name "Corey" is of Irish origin and it means "Hollow". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yeroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cyoer". 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 Corey popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Corey 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 Corey

Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor is a musician, singer, songwriter, and actor specializing in alternative metal, heavy metal, nu metal, and groove metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Corey was born in 1973 as Corey Todd Taylor in Des Moines, Iowa, US.

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Corey Feldman

Corey Feldman is an actor/singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1974 to present. Corey was born in 1971 as Corey Scott Feldman in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Corey Haim

Corey Haim is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to 2010. Corey was born in 1971 as Corey Ian Haim in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Raekwon

Raekwon is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Raekwon was born in 1970 as Corey Quontrell Woods.

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Corey Sevier

Corey Sevier is an actor. Corey was born in 1984 as Corey Daniel Sevier in Ajax, Ontario.

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Corey Maggette

Corey Maggette is a nba biography. Corey was born in 1979 in Melrose Park, Illinois.

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Past life for Corey born Nov 2, 2013

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 Greece approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Corey

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