Kore Origin and Meaning

The name Kore is a girl's name meaning "maiden".

Kore is the original Greek form of the modern Cora, a name that's heading straight for the top of the charts in the English-speaking world. Kore was an alternate name for Persephone, goddess of the underworld. Spelling the name Kore may tip it toward the short form Kory or Korey.

Kore Popularity

Kore in Pop Culture

  • Korecharacter on TV's "Spartacus: War of the Damned"
  • KoreGreek word meaning "maiden" and epithet for Persephone, goddess of the underworld and spring