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Gender: F Origin of Coretta: English, elaborated form of Cora Meaning of Cora: Greek, "maiden"

The name Coretta is a girl's name of English origin. Coretta and is often added to user-created lists like A List of Trendy Old Fashioned Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Famous as the name of the widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Famous People Named Coretta

Coretta Scott King, American civil rights activist; widow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Coretta Brown, American basketball player

Pop Culture References for the name Coretta

Katrina Charlotte Coretta Scott "K.C." Cooper, character on TV's "K.C. Undercover"