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What does the name "Corky" mean?

Corky (English): Variant of Corey Hill hollow

The name "Corky" is of English origin and it means "Variant of Corey Hill hollow". It's a name commonly given to boys.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

K is for kindness, you always show.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ykroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yrock". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Corky" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Corky? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 662 babies born with the name Corky in the United States. That's more than enough Corkies to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1928 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Corky" was in 1958 with a total of 31 babies.

According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Corky" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of only 17 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Corky popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Corky in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.