Cory

Cory - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cory, meaning from the hollow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1131. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cory and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cory? 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 Cory. The baby boy name Cory was given to 312 baby boys in 2012, ranking #665 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,260 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cory peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1988 on position 59.



Famous with this name

Cory Hardrict
Cory Gruter-Andrew
Cory Monteith


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Cory is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cory is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #378 - and is the least popular in Washington at position #949.

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 Cory is where you live.


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Cory origin and meaning

Cory is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from the hollow. To see famous people named Cory, pop culture references for the name Cory and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cory

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

Corey / 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
2012665
2011663
2010582
2009500
2008456
2007416
2006430
2005374
2004345
2003320
2002276
2001260
2000226
1999201
1998164
1997164
1996143
1995123
1994102
199394
199283
199174
199067
198961
198859
198762
198668
198581
198483
198384
198293
198190
198083
197982
197873
197767
197683
1975100
1974114
1973127
1972135
1971148
1970164
1969160
1968274
1967357
1966354
1965360
1964386
1963411
1962379
1961372
1960428
1959448
1958458
1957477
1956556
1955508
1954629
1953837
19521075
1951840
19501207
19491356
19481588
19461414
19451131

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama378
Wisconsin409
Louisiana456
Minnesota466
Mississippi478
Virginia493
Michigan494
Arizona511
Florida522
Missouri531
Pennsylvania573
Illinois594
South Carolina623
Ohio639
Texas673
Georgia694
Tennessee712
Maryland719
Utah721
Indiana739
New York747
California806
Colorado812
North Carolina895
Washington949

Even more about Cory


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 Cory 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 Cory?

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
1988
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cory
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,260
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +312

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