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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Corsica

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Corsica
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  1. an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France.
    synonyms: Corse.
  2. a region of France.
    synonyms: Corse.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. An island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
Wiktionary

From Latin Corsica.

  1. An island in the Mediterranean to the north of Sardinia; it is currently part of France.

Corsica was also found in the following language(s): Corsican, Italian, and Latin

Notable Persons Named Corsica

Corsica was born on January 17th, 1920 in Bonbillett, France. Corsica is also known as Miquet and Francois. He passed away on April 14th, 2010.

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Fun Facts about the name Corsica

  • How Popular is the name Corsica? Corsica is the 38,936th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Corsica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86 babies born with the first name Corsica in the United States. That's more than enough people named Corsica to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Corsica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Corsica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Corsica is Tuesday, July 26th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Corsica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Corsica was in 1988 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Corsica: Your name in reverse order is Acisroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rocaisc. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.