Corey

Corey - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Corey, meaning from the hollow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1942 on position #1417. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Corey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Corey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Corey. The baby boy name Corey was given to 831 baby boys in 2012, ranking #354 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,975 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Corey peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1977 on position 52.



Famous with this name

Corey Stoll
Corey Hawkins
Corey Rand


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Corey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Corey is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #175 - and is the least popular in Oregon at position #670.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Corey is where you live.


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Corey origin and meaning

Corey is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from the hollow. To see famous people named Corey, pop culture references for the name Corey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Corey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Corey, sorted by popularity.

Cory / Cesar / Cary / Carey / Caesar / Ceasar / Ciro / Crew / Corry / Cesario /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012354
2011315
2010319
2009294
2008288
2007253
2006234
2005213
2004211
2003196
2002181
2001168
2000149
1999134
1998115
1997110
199694
199574
199473
199368
199264
199158
199056
198955
198856
198757
198662
198563
198469
198374
198274
198169
198068
197963
197861
197752
197664
197571
197477
197390
197295
197177
197084
196958
1968171
1967342
1966346
1965335
1964368
1963395
1962385
1961395
1960462
1959455
1958463
1957478
1956449
1955462
1954576
1953768
1952663
1951802
1950833
1949919
19481163
19451324
19421417

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi175
Louisiana198
Maryland206
Georgia213
South Carolina213
Alabama217
Alaska235
Pennsylvania258
Michigan266
Virginia278
Massachusetts281
Tennessee285
North Carolina289
Missouri290
New Jersey290
Ohio292
Arkansas295
Nebraska320
New York330
Indiana333
Florida351
Connecticut363
Wisconsin386
Illinois400
Texas410
Kentucky424
Idaho432
Arizona457
Oklahoma511
Washington516
Kansas517
Minnesota557
California577
Colorado639
Oregon670

Even more about Corey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Corey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Corey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1977
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Corey
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,975
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1942
2012 births +831

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