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Gender: F Meaning of Coralie: "coral" Origin of Coralie: French from Latin

Coralie is a French name not often heard here, though she's gaining some recognition via Neil Gaiman's similar sounding spooky and lovely children's book, Coraline. Other literary appearances: Coralie is the stage name of an actress in Balzac's Lost Illusions, and a French girl in an 1850 Thackeray novel.

Coralie is currently very popular in French-speaking Quebec, and there is a contemporary French singer named Coralie Clement.

Famous People Named Coralie

Coralie Balmy, French swimmer
Coralie Simmons, American water polo player
Coralie Bickford-Smith, English illustrator
Coralie Clement, French singer
Saint Koralia, one of a group of 40 virgins martyred in Thrace in the 4th century

Pop Culture References for the name Coralie

Coralie, the premiere danseuse of Ludwiglust Court Theatre in 'Barry Lyndon' (1844)
Mademoiselle Coralie Brack, horse rider at Franconi's in 'Pendennis' (1848)