Name: Cora

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cora

  • Meaning:
    Maiden
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ko ra)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Cora)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cora

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Greek 'korŤ' meaning 'girl'. The term 'korŤ' was used for certain female statues in ancient Greek sculpture. Her male counterpart was the so-called 'kouros'.
    In Greek mythology Cora was a byname of the goddess Persephone and it was the name of one of the main female characters in 'the Last of the Mohicans' by James Fenimore Cooper.

    Cora is a chain of hypermarkets, principally found in France.

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