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Corey

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1919 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1926 6 0 6
1928 5 0 5
1937 6 0 6
1939 9 0 9
1940 7 0 7
1942 27 0 27
1943 22 0 22
1944 20 0 20
1945 27 6 21
1946 20 0 20
1947 20 0 20
1948 42 5 37
1949 57 8 49
1950 66 8 58
1951 74 6 68
1952 117 11 106
1953 90 10 80
1954 161 11 150
1955 271 17 254
1956 313 20 293
1957 285 24 261
1958 336 42 294
1959 351 55 296
1960 347 45 302
1961 450 44 406
1962 485 48 437
1963 484 56 428
1964 501 41 460
1965 544 40 504
1966 513 47 466
1967 512 47 465
1968 1,668 89 1,579
1969 5,069 142 4,927 #58 boy name
1970 3,935 120 3,815 #84 boy name
1971 3,914 142 3,772 #77 boy name
1972 3,144 151 2,993 #95 boy name
1973 3,238 215 3,023 #89 boy name
1974 3,594 216 3,378 #77 boy name
1975 4,150 267 3,883 #71 boy name
1976 4,724 284 4,440 #64 boy name
1977 6,392 348 6,044 #52 boy name
1978 5,237 298 4,939 #61 boy name
1979 5,028 290 4,738 #63 boy name
1980 4,718 281 4,437 #68 boy name
1981 4,515 267 4,248 #69 boy name
1982 4,215 274 3,941 #74 boy name
1983 4,256 289 3,967 #74 boy name
1984 4,535 294 4,241 #69 boy name
1985 5,607 378 5,229 #63 boy name
1986 6,160 392 5,768 #62 boy name
1987 6,772 330 6,442 #57 boy name
1988 7,648 324 7,324 #56 boy name
1989 8,289 286 8,003 #55 boy name
1990 8,009 319 7,690 #56 boy name
1991 7,220 295 6,925 #58 boy name
1992 6,394 257 6,137 #65 boy name
1993 5,937 261 5,676 #68 boy name
1994 5,504 225 5,279 #73 boy name
1995 5,181 206 4,975 #74 boy name
1996 4,229 144 4,085 #94 boy name
1997 3,549 132 3,417
1998 3,300 99 3,201
1999 2,913 86 2,827
2000 2,678 70 2,608
2001 2,302 61 2,241
2002 2,166 61 2,105
2003 1,925 39 1,886
2004 1,725 54 1,671
2005 1,734 31 1,703
2006 1,552 23 1,529
2007 1,421 20 1,401
2008 1,213 30 1,183
2009 1,148 25 1,123
2010 1,030 24 1,006
2011 1,042 20 1,022
2012 895 24 871
2013 889 16 873
2014 818 17 801

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Corey" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 176 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 4,515 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Corey popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Corey" mean? The list below shows the origins of Corey as well as things modernly associated with the name Corey such as celebrities named Corey.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Corey

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

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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Alternative Meanings

C is for compassion, your finest side.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

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 "Royce". 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.

Past life for Corey born Jun 9, 1952

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 New Zealand approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Corey

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