Korina is a girl’s name of Greek origin. It derives from the Greek word kore meaning “maiden,” which was the original name of Persephone, goddess of spring and queen of the underworld. After being abducted by Hades, god of the underworld, Kore agreed to marry him if he would let her spend part of the year on earth. The time she spent on earth became known as spring, as her return made the flowers bloom again. The name Kore has many variations, including Cora, Corinne, Korinne and more. If you’re looking for a name subtly inspired by Greek mythology, Korina is a great choice.
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