Menu
ADVERTISEMENT

Corisande

Heart
Greek
"chorus-singer"

Corisande Origin and Meaning

The name Corisande is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "chorus-singer".
Corisande is a very unusual, haunting choice, with the aura of medieval romance--it is found in early Spanish romantic tales, arriving in the English-speaking world in the nineteenth century.

'La belle Corisande' was the poetic name applied to Diane de Poitiers, the beautiful and powerful mistress of King Henry II—-Henri of Navarre-- of France.

Lady Corisande is the leading character in Benjamin Disraeli's 1870 novel Lothair, and, more recently, was heard in Annabel Davis-Goff's novel This Cold Country.
ADVERTISEMENT

Corisande Popularity

ADVERTISEMENT

20 Names Similar to Corisande

These 20 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Corisande.
ADVERTISEMENT

Lists containing Corisande

ADVERTISEMENT

Famous People Named Corisande

  • Corisande Armandine Sophie Léonie Hélène de Gramontdaughter of the 8th Duke of Gramont
  • Corisande "Corise" de Gramontdaughter of the 11th Duke of Gramont and Marguerite de Rothschild
  • (Antoinette Corisande) Elisabeth de GramontFrench writer and life partner of Natalie Clifford Barney; half,sister of Corise de Gramont
  • Corisande Olivia Bennetdaughter of Charles Bennet, 6th Earl of Tankerville
  • La Belle Corisandenickname of Diane d'Andouins, Countess of Guiche; mistress of King Henri III of Navarre
  • Corisande Albertdaughter of documentary filmmaker Revel Guest
ADVERTISEMENT

Corisande in Pop Culture

  • Corisandelover of Florestan in Lully's 1684 opera 'Amadis'
  • Lady Corisande in Disraeli's novel 'Lothair' (1870)
  • English: "COREih,zand"
ADVERTISEMENT