Corin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Corin

Corin

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When people get sloppy with pronunciation, it sounds like "Corn."

Corin, with a middle name beginning with "S", yields the initials C.S. After C.S. Lewis, the author of "The Horse and His Boy," in which Corin appears as an important character.

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Cor, Cory, Cora

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French form of Quirinus, a Latin named derived from "quiris" which means "spear."
Quirinus was also an early Roman/Sabine god of war, later absorbed by Mars
Derived from the Greek Korinna, which is a diminutive form of Kore (/korē/), meaning "maiden."

Famous real-life people named Corin: | Edit

Corin Redgrave, English actor, brother of Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave
Corin Hewitt, American sculptor and photographer
Corin Nemec, American actor
Corin Tucker, lead singer & guitarist of Sleater-Kinney.

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Corin Thunderfist is a prince of Archenland (and a famous fighter) in the Narnia series by C S Lewis
Corin is an elderly shepherd in the play, "As You Like It" by William Shakespeare
Corin is a female member of the Volturi Guard in the Twilight Saga

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