Corina

Pronounced kor REE nah
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About the name Corina

Corina is a girl's name of Greek origin. It comes from the word kore which means maiden and is occasionally used in reference to the Goddess Persephone in poetry and other Goddesses identified as maidens in modern Pagan practice.

Ovid addresses Amores to a girl he calls Corinna.
Corinna was the name of an ancient Greek poetess who is said to have taught Pindar and won several poetry competitions. Unfortunately only fragments of her work have been recovered.

Related Names

Korina, Coreen, Koreen, Corinne, Korinna, Kore

Origin
Mediterranean
Latin

myth, history, divine, literature

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