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Girl Name: Kora

Name: Kora
Pronunciation: \k(o)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: maiden
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Kara, Kore, Kori, Kyra, Kera, Kira, Kory
Variant forms: Cora, Corabel, Corabella, Corabelle, Corabellita, Corella, Corena, Coretta, Corey, Cori, Corilla, Corrie, Corry, Coryna, Korabell, Koral, Koralise, Koree, Koreen, Korella, Koren, Korena, Korenda, Koressa, Korette, Korey, Korilla, Korina, Korinna, Korinne, Korissa, Korrina, Korrine, Korynna, Koryssa

Description

Kora \k(o)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced KOR-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kora is "maiden". Can be traced back to classical mythology, though the modern form was coined by American writer James Fenimore Cooper in "The Last of the Mohicans" (1826). The K- spelling is a modern variation. See also Cora.

Kora has 35 variant forms: Cora, Corabel, Corabella, Corabelle, Corabellita, Corella, Corena, Coretta, Corey, Cori, Corilla, Corrie, Corry, Coryna, Korabell, Koral, Koralise, Koree, Koreen, Korella, Koren, Korena, Korenda, Koressa, Korette, Korey, Korilla, Korina, Korinna, Korinne, Korissa, Korrina, Korrine, Korynna and Koryssa.

Baby names that sound like Kora are Kara, Kore, Kori, Kyra, Kera, Kira and Kory.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kora.

Popularity

Kora is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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