Corinne Name Meaning & Origin

Corinne

Pronunciation: koh-RIN, koh-REEN (key)

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Cora, Corinna, Cory, Corene, Corina, Corine, Corrine

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Nicknames for Corinne

Cory, Cora, Cori, Rina, Cor, Corie, Cree, Rin, Rinny, Rinne, Rinnie, Crayon, Corri, Crinny

Meanings and history of the name Corinne

Beautiful French name. I like the American pronunciation better though (ka-RIN)

Famous real-life people named Corinne

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

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.
Corinne - a song by Metronomy.

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