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Gender: Female Meaning of Corisande: "chorus-singer" Origin of Corisande: Greek

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.

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Comments

lesliemarion Says:

2018-03-07T03:38:15

I adore this name beyond measure. My mother's name is Sandra and if I had a baby, I would name her a version of this, Corisandra, nn Sande or Coral. :)

ClimenceAliceMarie Says:

2016-03-25T07:12:17

It does not mean chorus girl and the name is Latin in origin. I suggest you research the name and read the in-depth etymology post on British baby names by Eleanor Nickerson.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-09-21T13:05:19

I like this name pronounced Cor-ih-SAHNDE or Cor-ih-SAHN-dee

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-06-15T17:15:10

cohr-ee-SAHN*duh*

Hydra Says:

2014-08-10T13:30:49

It's Greek, so therefore the 'e' is pronounced, like Zoe. So it's probably CORE-ih-SAND-ee.

pam Says:

2014-08-10T13:26:13

There are two pronunciations here, one by a French speaker and one by an American: http://www.forvo.com/word/c...

Myosotis Says:

2014-08-10T12:58:08

I thought you pronounced the e. So Co (as in 'cop')- ri (as in 'in')- sand- ee. But I'm not entirely sure.

Sorceress Says:

2014-08-10T12:20:34

Cory-sand

AprilRobin Says:

2014-08-10T05:09:03

How do you pronounce this name?