US Popularity:233
Meaning:Core, heart; Maiden
Cora is a girl's name of Greek origin. It has several meanings, including "core," "heart," and "maiden." Cora has ties to Greek mythology and is an alternative name for Persephone, the daughter of Zeus. With variants including Kora and Corah, this name offers baby plenty of inspiration to make it their own. You can also call your little one Cora to express just how close they are to your heart.

Cora Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cora is currently #169 on The Bump
Girl:Cora is currently #73 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cora is currently #233 in U.S. births
Girl:Cora is currently #73 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 29
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Cora October 2017

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