Cora Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \ko-ruh\
Number in U.S 👶 139,000
Rate in 2021 217
Numerology 🔢 10
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Cora : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

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The name Cora is originally a Greek name and derived from the name Kore in a latinized version. As mentioned above, it is a girl’s name. The meaning of Cora is Maiden and Heart.


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


Cora has got three popular nicknames include Core, Cory and Corazon.


Popularity of the girl name Cora:

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

To review a little more detailed, it firstly appeared in 1880 and was given to more than a thousand babies that time. 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 in 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 SSAD database.


Personality of the girls named Cora:

Confidence and the sense of leadership is your main characters. You are able to decide with strong determination and ignite a new business confidently. Yu are able to 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.


In spite of 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 jump 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


Here are some famous people named Cora:


Cora Walton, a singer whose famous name is Koko Taylor

Cora Stephan, a German writer

Cora Miao, Chinese actress

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Comments on the name Cora
4/22/2022 11:03:36 PM

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

1/31/2022 2:33:18 AM

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!

7/12/2021 11:19:48 AM

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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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Cora?
The origin of the name Cora is Greek.
*️⃣ 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