"from the hollow"

Cory Origin and Meaning

The name Cory is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "from the hollow".

A variation of Corey, this spelling has also been on a steady decline since the early-1990s. Its days are likely numbered on the US popularity charts altogether.

# 985 in the US

Cory Rank in US Top 1000

Cory Popularity

Famous People Named Cory

  • Cory Michael SmithAmerican Actor best known for playing Edward Nygma on Gotham
  • Cory Allan Michael MonteithCanadian actor/singer
  • Cory Efram DoctorowCanadian,British science fiction novelist
  • Cory Anthony BookerU.S. Senator from New Jersey
  • Cory Nathaniel WadeAmerican baseball player
  • Cory Bartholomew ReddingAmerican football player
  • Cory McKay aka CormegaAmerican rapper
  • Cory HardrictAmerican actor
  • Cory CottonAmerican YouTuber of Dude Perfect
  • Cory Milanobrother of American actor Alyssa Milano
  • Cory Carsonson of TV personality Johnny Carson

Cory in Pop Culture

  • Cory Matthewsmain character on TV's "Boy Meets World," also on "Girl Meets World"
  • Cory Baxtermain character on TV's "Cory in the House"
  • Cory Dollangangercharacter in the "Flowers in the Attic" series
  • Cory Isaacsoncharacter in the "Me Him Her"
  • Cory Bridgescharacter in an episode of TV's "Criminal Minds"