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Corey Name Meaning and Origin

Corey Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

From a hollow, chosen one

Name Origin


Corey is an Irish name meaning 'From a hollow'. It can also be interpreted as 'chosen one'. The name has its origins in Ireland, where it has been used for centuries.

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Corey Phonetic Appeal

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Corey is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds.

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The name Corey has a good rhythm with balanced syllables.

Famous People Named Corey

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● Corey Feldman

Corey Feldman is an American actor and singer known for his roles in 'The Goonies' and 'Stand by Me'. He has also released several music albums.

● Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor is the lead vocalist of the bands Slipknot and Stone Sour. He is known for his powerful voice and energetic stage presence.

● Corey Haim

Corey Haim was a Canadian actor known for his roles in 80s films like 'The Lost Boys' and 'License to Drive'. He was a teen heartthrob.

Corey Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Corey

The name Corey does not have strong negative associations. However, there may be cultural stereotypes associated with the name, such as assumptions about Irish heritage or characteristics.

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