Kori

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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kori mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kori

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

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  1. The monetary unit of Kutch prior to 1947, divided into 24 dokda.

kori was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Hausa, Hungarian, Japanese, Latvian, Somali, and Sranan Tongo

Notable Persons Named Kori

Kori Schake is a in the fields of foreign policy, military, and government.

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Kori was given the name Kori Joanne Lamaster on October 2nd, 1976. Kori is also known as Pogonip Jane and Kori JoAnne Bowman. They left this life on January 29th, 1994.

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Kori was born on December 4th, 1961 in La Paz.

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Kori Rae is a film producer.

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Kori was born on June 3rd, 1992.

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Kori Hisataka was a martial artist. Kori was born on April 22nd, 1907 in Shuri, Okinawa. They died on August 14th, 1988.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kori

Aruna Kori is a Minister of Women and Culture Development. Aruna was born on March 15th, 1973 in Kanpur.

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Radhey Shyam Kori was an MP and Member of parliament. Radhey was born on July 7th, 1939 in Sujnipur-Chilauli, Kanpur Dehat District, Uttar Pradesh. He died on August 12th, 2015.

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Haruki was born in Japan.

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How popular is the baby name Kori in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 5 5 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 23 23 0
1959 23 23 0
1960 27 27 0
1961 47 47 0
1962 57 52 5
1963 43 43 0
1964 46 41 5
1965 41 41 0
1966 40 40 0
1967 42 42 0
1968 71 71 0
1969 115 110 5
1970 115 99 16
1971 126 111 15
1972 132 123 9
1973 207 190 17
1974 230 209 21
1975 191 171 20
1976 204 187 17
1977 281 255 26
1978 254 230 24
1979 249 217 32
1980 211 173 38
1981 212 192 20
1982 215 187 28
1983 181 164 17
1984 180 157 23
1985 227 205 22
1986 276 242 34
1987 270 225 45
1988 268 230 38
1989 341 284 57
1990 295 254 41
1991 323 277 46
1992 364 333 31
1993 365 323 42
1994 377 342 35
1995 328 299 29
1996 311 291 20
1997 310 281 29
1998 318 286 32
1999 259 232 27
2000 242 218 24
2001 210 182 28
2002 197 168 29
2003 202 179 23
2004 199 173 26
2005 223 198 25
2006 235 205 30
2007 258 231 27
2008 241 221 20
2009 248 221 27
2010 235 213 22
2011 263 240 23
2012 251 225 26
2013 286 268 18
2014 367 339 28
2015 467 441 26
2016 502 474 28
2017 458 426 32

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Popularity of Kori as a first name

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Popularity of Kori as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kori U.S.
  White 45.41% 64.26%
  African American 14.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kori

People with the last name Kori are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kori

  • How Popular is the name Kori? Kori is the 2,135th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kori was the 93,513th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kori have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,302 babies born with the first name Kori in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kori to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kori? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kori first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kori is Monday, March 6th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Kori born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kori was in 2016 with a total of 474 babies.
  • Random Kori Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kori is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Kori: Your name in reverse order is Irok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oirk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kori? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 196 people with the last name Kori.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kori? Kori is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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