Corinne: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Corinne
Origin of the name Corinne:
English cognate of the Greek Korinna, a derivative of Korē (maiden). The name was borne by a Greek poetess from Boeotia, who won a wreath of victory at Thebes, and whose works survive only in fragmented form.
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My best friend's name is Corinne and despite people misspelling her name all the time its on of my favorite names because its so unique so we always say there will be so many rachel and sarahs but there's one Corinne! One of my favorite nicknames for the name Corinne it Rinne
Like many of the other readers most people cannot spell or pronounce my name. For me school was particularly difficult. How I wish my name was more common!!! My name was even spelled wrong on my birth certificate. And my mother-in-law never spelled it right.
If parents have a boy but wish to honor a female relative named Corinne, they can use the masculine name Corin (which has different origins, but sounds similar).
I was supposed to be named Corinne, but instead I was named Alexis.
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My name is Corinne and people have an awful time spelling it and pronouncing it -- no matter how many times I try to clarify it for them.
My name is Corinne, too. All my teachers pronounce it wrong and everyone ends up mad when I try to correct them. Everyone wants to put two r's and one n, and it's frustrating.
I have this name too except it's spelled Coryn. Everyone pronounces and spells it wrong. Plus, my spelling is never anywhere. It really sucks and I have never met anyone else with my name. However, everyone says it's really pretty and unique so I guess I should be thankful for that.
My little sister's name is Corinne. Lots of people spell it wrong, but we don't have many pronunciation problems. I love her name and she does too, but she didn't like it as much when she was little. When she was a baby we called her Minny Corinnie, Bin Bin, Binny Bunny, and Corinnie Binny. Now she just goes by Corinne or Rin. She gets lots of compliments.
I named my third daughter Corinne. People always misspell or mispronounce her name. I didn't realize it would be such a problem when I named her. But I love her name, and wouldn't change it.
- Nicknames for Corinne: | Edit
Cory, Cora, Cori, Rina, Cor, Corie, Cree, Rin, Rinny, Rinne, Rinnie, Crayon, Corri, Crinny
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Beautiful French name. I like the American pronunciation better though (ka-RIN)
- Famous real-life people named Corinne: | Edit
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, sister of Theodore Roosevelt (there have been many Corinnes in the Roosevelt family)
Corinne Bailey Rae, singer
Corinne Demas, children's book author
Corinne Trang, chef and food writer
Corinne "Cokie" Roberts, journalist and author
- Corinne in song, story & screen: | Edit
Corinne, fictional character in the book Jumping Off Swings, best friend of Ellie
Corinne is a fictional character in the book series "Flowers in the Attic" by V.C. Andrews.
Corinne Tate, character on the 1970s television comedy "Soap", played by Diana Canova.
Corinne Jeffries, character in the 1989 movie "Chances Are", played by Cybill Sheperd
The title character of the 1807 novel "Corinne ou l'Italie" by Germaine de Stael. Corinne in the novel is a beautiful, free spirited poet who lives independently in Italy as an unmarried woman.