Corey Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Corey is a great name for a baby boy.
Corey and Royce are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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A great friend of mine is Corey. He's absolutely great, I love him. His name suits him so well. ...And he's a boy. A male. A guy. This is a MALE name!!! Come on!!! It doesn't even sound feminine at all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Meanings of the male name "Corey".
From the round hill or hollow.
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