Cora: baby girl name meaning and popularity


This name is the Latinized form of Kore, which means "maiden" in Greek, and links to the word “core," meaning “heart.” So it’s a good name for a little girl who will suck the life out of you and probably refuse to nap, but steal your heart at the same time.


Corie, Cory, Coree.

Famous people named Cora:

Fictional characters Cora Munro from Last of the Mohicans and Cara Crowley from Downton Abbey; professional athlete Cora Staunton; famous blues singer Cora Walton (Koko Taylor).

Fun fact:

Kore was the alternative name for the Greek goddess Persephone.

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