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Ranked #377


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #586).

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 compassion, your finest side.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

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

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Y is for young, the years never show!

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


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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Corey" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 10 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 2,913 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 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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Corey

Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor is a musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Corey was born in 1973 as Corey Todd Taylor in Des Moines, Iowa, US.


Corey Feldman

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


Corey Haim

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



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


Corey Sevier

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


Corey Maggette

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


Past life for Corey born Jul 26, 1987

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 Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.