Gender: Male Meaning of Corin: "spear" Origin of Corin: Latin

Corin Origin and Meaning

The name Corin is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "spear".

Corin was used by Shakespeare in As You Like It, an unusual name that could make a more distinctive alternative to Corey or Colin. It is a name used in the illustrious Redgrave family of actors.

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Pop Culture References for the name Corin

Cory, Korin, Corrin, Cyran, Koren, Coren, Korrin


snowsbeloved Says:


Corin is also a character in the C.S. Lewis' Narnia books.

Guest Says:


I knew a girl with this name and she kept getting called "corn".

tfzolghadr Says:


This is a great choice for a boy. It's on-trend, but still distinctive with a literary connection. Plus, it's a great way to honor a Corey in your life.