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Pronunciation

kɔrə

Origin

English, German

Meaning

If you’re looking for a beautiful springtime name for your little girl, perhaps this could be it. Cora is originally Greek for 'maiden' and is an alternate name for the goddess Persephone, princess of springtime. A name that was seriously in fashion in the 1880s, today it’s charmingly special and carries an old world allure.

Rank in the year 2015

Cora was ranked #206 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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