Cora meaning

: Maiden

Cora Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \ko-ruh\
Number of People 👶 139,000
Rate in 2021 217
Numerology 🔢 10
Name origin 🌍 Greek
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Cora Name Meaning

 The meaning of Cora is Maiden and Heart.

Cora Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Cora
Additional description of the name Cora

The name Cora is originally a Greek name and derived from the name Kore in a Latinized version.

Cora is a classical Greek name referring to Persephone. She used to be the Goddess of spring because she was the daughter of Zeus, who was the Godhead of agriculture and the Greek goddess of the underworld.



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Additional name description Cora
Additional name description Cora

The popularity of the girl name Cora:

Today, we can see this name mostly used and popularized in Northern Ireland.

To review a little more detail, it first appeared in 1880 and was given to more than a thousand babies at that time. At that time, it became popular nationwide and ranked high in the U.S. because of the Government naming industry tracking.


More to the point, Cora was one of the most loved names in America 1880 and it has been competing with famous names like Carrie and Clara. Unfortunately, we cannot see a remarkable rank for Clara as the 20th century began and it used to lose its frequency and popularity.


On the other hand, recently, Cora is turning back to the top of the chart and is taking back its prominence. Indeed, there was another name trend in America that leads parents to choose ancient names for their babies and this caused Cora, the sweet and lovely name, to be a famous name again. We predict that the name Cora will be much more famous in the following years.


Cora has been recorded near 50,000 times in the SSAD database.


The personality of the girl named Cora:

Confidence and a sense of leadership are your main characteristics. You can decide with strong determination and ignite a new business confidently. You can take risks. You are powerful and consecutive and sure about your decisions because you believe in yourself and stay steady in your way.


Another character to point out is having a good sense of humor, being well-dressed, and using nice clothes and jewelry. You like to be beautiful and handsome and attract people as well.


Despite the favor of being a leader, you are not good at managing and organizing things. You hate ordering things and cannot tolerate doing things in order. You are used to jumping from one project to the other.


Your most likely vocations: president, architect, planner, teacher, manager, designer, librarian, salesclerk, music composer, writer


Favored colors: orange, bronze, yellow, and gold


Lucky day: Sunday


Other remarkable characteristics: Individualistic, independent, successful, confident, inventive, idealistic, strong


Famous people named Cora:


Cora Walton, a singer whose famous name is Koko Taylor

Cora Stephan, a German writer


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Comments on the name Cora
01/14/2024 00:00:00

I think the name is absolutely beautiful. I saw it on a movie called "Music and Lyrics". I anticipated spelling my childs name with a K as well because well, I just love the letter K!

01/14/2024 00:00:00

My 4 yr old daughter's names is Kora and she gets lots of compliments. I think it looks cute spelled with a "K".

01/14/2024 00:00:00

I called my little girl Cora and didn't tell anyone that we had it in mind. everyone loves it and we always get lovely comments cause it's so unusual. I love the fact she'll be the only Cora in her class when she starts school. When we registered her birth we were told there had only been 4 Coras in the last 6 years!

09/10/2023 09:17:44

I named my daughter Cora Catalina and love it. I loved Cora from when I read the Last of the Mohicans.

09/06/2023 09:29:16

well, i`m a Cora too. and i think it`s the most wonderful name my parents could have given me. I believe that part of my personality revolves by simply having this name:D

06/14/2023 05:17:44

My daughter's name is Kora and we love it!! It is a great old fashioned name with a little update.

01/31/2023 16:43:52

love love love Cora - I have an Ella already and 10 years ago when I picked her name it wasn't popular just and old pretty name and Cora is also that. Plus they are both 4 letter names which I like - easy to say - easy to spell.

12/26/2022 04:56:32

I've always loved my name, and not having to share it with many! I think names effect parsonality and characteristics, even teh spelling! i've never met a Kora or a Cora but i love them both!!

12/24/2022 21:12:08

That name Cora is a very special name. It means Heart & that is just what my Cora is to me. My heart!

04/22/2022 23:03:36

honestly,I hate my name.I think it's pretty but I just don't think it suits me. It doesn't match my personality at all. I never call myself Cora, i mostly just use my initials

01/31/2022 02:33:18

I found the name Cora on a list of Victorian names. I've been searching for a girls name because I have my boys name and I wanted something unique. Her name will be Cora Lynn, Lynn after her grandma. I think it's gonna be so beautiful! And grandma loves it too!

07/12/2021 11:19:48

That's my name! Exept mine's a w/ a K. I cant find any names w/ a K for kora. it sucks. try it out u soon-to-be mommys! we need more KORAS!!!!

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Cora FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Cora?
The origin of the name Cora is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Cora?
*️⃣ How many people are named Cora?
Almost 139000 people are named Cora.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Cora?
The names of Michael, Theodore, Luca, Mary, Cory