Gender / Sex: girl (Corin's also a boy name)
Related Names: Corinna
Sounds Like: Carin, Coryn, Corinn, Corina
Variant forms: Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Corena, Corine, Correen, Correena, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine, Cyran, Korin
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 52368
Corin \c(o)-rin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Corin), is pronounced kor-REEN. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Corin is "spear". French form of Quirinus, which is probably from Sabine word "quiris" meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars. The name was also borne by several early saints. As a girl's name, it is also used as a variant of Corinne. The -een spellings are Irish endings.
Corin has 12 variant forms: Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Corena, Corine, Correen, Correena, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine, Cyran and Korin.
For more information, see also the related name Corinna.
Baby names that sound like Corin are Carin, Coryn, Corinn and Corina.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Corin.
Corin is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#52368 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)