Kory Name Meaning & Origin

Kory

Pronunciation: KOH-ree (key)

Origin of the name Corey:

Borrowed from the Irish, Corey is a name of more than one derivation. It is the transferred use of the surname derived from the Gaelic coire (a cauldron, a seething pool, a hollow): hence, “dweller in or near a hollow.” Alternatively, it is an Anglicized form of the var-ious surnames derived from corra (a spear). Var: Cori, Corie, Correy, Corry, Cory, Korey, Kory.

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Kory (and all its derivatives, Corey, Cory, Korey, et al) has been an androgynous name for either boys or girls in the United States.

Kory and York are anagrams of each other; both contain the same letters.

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Kory and the Fireflies, a pop/rock music group
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