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Gender: F Pronunciation: kah-RIHN-na Meaning of Corinna: "maiden" Origin of Corinna: Greek

Delicate and gentle old-fashioned name, the kind found in early English poetry. While Corinna and the original Green Korinna are technically diminutives of the ancient Kore, now the popular Cora, this name will often be mistaken for other similar-sounding though unrelated names, such as Karenna. But it's pretty and is backed by more tradition than you'd guess.

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Famous People Named Corinna

Corinna (or Korinna), 6th-century BC Greek poet
Corinna Kathy Chamberlain, Hong Kong singer and actress
Corinna "Cory" Everson, American bodybuilder and actress
Corinna Harney, American model and actress
Corinna Harrer, German middle distance runner
Corinna Kuhnle, Austrian slalom canoeist
Corinna Kopf, social media influencer
Corinna May, German pop singer
Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, German philanthropist
Corinna Schumacher, wife of German racing driver Michael Schumacher
Kyriaki "Corinna" Tsopei, Greek beauty queen; Miss Universe 1964
(Korinna) Moon Bloodgood, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Corinna

Corinna, character in John Vanbrugh's 'The Confederacy'
Corinna, Ovid's (probably fictitious) lover in the Amores
Corinna, in Barbara Cartland's "The Little Adventure"
Corinna Chapman, character in the mystery series by Kerry Greenwood
Corinna, character in "Dreamland" by Sarah Dessen