Corrine Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Corrine:
Derived from the Greek Korinna, which is a diminutive form of Korē (maiden), a byname of Persephone in Greek mythology. Dim: Coretta, Corette. (ko-RIN)
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I was born in the early 80's and when I was younger nobody had heard of my name but I've always loved it. Some people mispronounce it "Core-EEN" which I don't like because I've always pronounced it "ker-in" but it's not enough to dislike my name. It's never been a REALLY popular name and I like that, but most people have heard of the name now, especially after the movie "Big Daddy". It's a beautiful name and I go by Corrine not Cory which I know some people with the name go by. In general, I don't think it's a name that people would instinctively shorter in any way. I always get compliments on my name, and asked how my parents came up with the name (from the TV show "Soap").
Very happy to have a unique but not weird name and it looks beautiful written as well! BTW my middle name is Nicole which goes well with it :-)
- Personal experiences with the name Corrine
- Nicknames for Corrine
Cory, Corri, Rin
- Meanings and history of the name Corrine
From Greek, meaning "maiden, girl"
- Famous real-life people named Corrine
Corinne Bailey Rae, British singer-songwriter
Corinne Bishop, daughter of Jamie Foxx
Corrine Brown, Florida congresswoman
Corrine Kenner, tarot expert and author
Corrine Orr, actress and voice actress
- Corrine in song, story & screen
Corrine Dollanganger from "Flowers in the Attic"
Corrine Mackey on the television drama "The Shield"
Corrine from the Canadian series "Black Hole High"