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Gender: Female Origin of Coral: Nature name

The name Coral is a girl's name . Coral and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

First used during the Victorian craze for jewel names; it could rise again, along with Ruby and Pearl, though it doesn't have as much luster.

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Famous People Named Coral

Coral Rosemary Atkins, English actress
Coral Edith Browne, Australian-American actress
Coral Jeanne Smith, American reality TV personality ("Real World: New York")

Pop Culture References for the name Coral

Coral, traded in Tyre (Ezekiel 27:16)
Coral, mother clownfish in Disney's "Finding Nemo"
Coral, character in film "Cocktail"
Amarant Coral, male character in the game "Final Fantasy IX"


Coral Quinn Says:


My name is Coral & I like my name very much. I always have people telling me, "I haven't heard that before! How beautiful." I like that not many people have the name, it adds to the uniqueness.

paulapuddephatt Says:


So beautiful

EvaThyssen Says:


I prefer this a lot over Cora. Coral is soft and dainty; Cora sounds too hard for my style.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I like Coralie and Coraline better.

lynn_wentworth Says:


An underused nature name, that has a close connection to the popular Cora. It could be a wonderful alternative!

Plutophelia Says:


I think this name is so cute! Very pretty.

fuzzycub Says:


Nice sound.

katieydenberg Says:


I think Coral is gorgeous. Its beautiful & full of life but a bit dusty and antiquated.