US Popularity:4302
Origin:Greek
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:Maiden, daughter
Kory is a gender-neutral name of ancient Greek origin and is the male version of Cora, the maiden name of the goddess Persephone. The daughter of Zeus, Persephone became queen of the Underworld after her abduction and subsequent marriage to her uncle Hades, the king of the Underworld. A more modern version of the name is Kory Stamper, the lexicographer and former editor of the Merriam-Webster family of dictionaries. After retiring from her post, she authorized the book Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries in 2017. From American footballers and Gods of the Underworld to authors and ice-hockey icons, baby Kory has a wide range of stars to follow.

Kory Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Kory is currently #4302 in U.S. births
Boy:Kory is currently #5093 in U.S. births
Girl:Kory is currently #14338 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#14336
in 2022
+ 2606
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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