Gender: Male Meaning of Corey: "from the hollow" Origin of Corey: Irish Corey's Popularity in 2018: #469

Corey Origin and Meaning

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

Former teen idol name, now middle-aged. This name has been on a steady decline since the early-1990s.

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Rank in US: #469

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Pop Culture References for the name Corey

Cory, Correy, Corrie, Curry, Corry


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RoddyThlayli Says:


Corey, any spelling, has always been one of my most favorite names of all time. I also like it as a nickname for Corinth or Corin!

Chloe14 Says:


I really like Corey Haim too! He was great in "The Lost Boys" and "Dream A Little Dream" and his other movies too I love the name Corey it ages well and I can see it on a person of any age. I don't find this name dated at all it's timeless and classic and is a wonderful name! I would use it in a heartbeat. I also love the name after Corey Feldman!

Kari125 Says:


Corey is a great name .it grows with you. I love the name Corey after Corey Haim.

raevynstar Says:


Exactly. It's one of my favorites. :)

Addie88 Says:


This name may sound dated now, and still inexplicably too-young, but I like it. Most people who carry it are now adults, so there is a model to image after that isn't infantile. I find it amiable and familiar. Maybe it's not "new" but I think it's worth a look.