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Umbrellasandladders Fri 13-Jun-14 16:08:45

Heard this today and I think it's lovely . It's Irish I think and so pretty and unusual

LaurieFairyCake Fri 13-Jun-14 16:10:12

Sounds like a fish

Sure it's not Corry?

BlueStarsAtNight Fri 13-Jun-14 16:12:38

I don't like it with a K at all I'm afraid. Corey is ok.

meditrina Fri 13-Jun-14 16:13:34

Wouldn't it be Cory (or Corey)? Like the hero in one of the shorter Jilly Cooper books?

squoosh Fri 13-Jun-14 16:13:50

I've never heard of an Irish name Kori. Maybe it's a mangling version of the surname Correy.

Nereida Fri 13-Jun-14 17:16:20

Kori isn't Irish, it's a variant spelling of Corey, which (according to BehindTheName) is "from a surname which was derived from the Old Norse given name Kóri, of unknown meaning." Corey/Cory is more often used on boys than girls - it was #117 on the boys chart for England and Wales in 2012.

Cary is Irish though, and I think that's quite handsome on a boy.

weatherall Sat 14-Jun-14 09:27:24

Corey is a nice name- makes me think of the main character in boy meets world.

Hakluyt Sat 14-Jun-14 09:28:15

It's not an Irish name- sorry.

AnotherSpinningFuckingRainbow Sat 14-Jun-14 09:31:28

Don't like it I'm afraid, he'd be forever correcting the spelling as people would assume it was Corey. Pain in the arse for him as he grows up.

Artandco Sat 14-Jun-14 17:30:50

Only one I know is Cori, nn for Coralie

poocatcherchampion Sat 14-Jun-14 17:31:28

boy or girl?

Alita7 Sat 14-Jun-14 18:32:34

I know of boys called Corey and a girl called Cori but I think it's short for something.

Limakilobravo Sat 14-Jun-14 18:41:38

It's definitely not irish. There isn't even a "k" in the irish alphabet

pommedeterre Sat 14-Jun-14 18:45:59

A lot of names that begin with K are Not Good IMHO.

manicinsomniac Sun 15-Jun-14 18:32:22

I like Corey. Kori looks nice, I'm just not sure if it's a valid spelling or not. It might be though, I don't know.

Is there really no K in the Irish alphabet lima ? I thought Kayleigh was an Irish name?

squoosh Sun 15-Jun-14 18:50:17

No k in the Irish alphabet, or j q v w x y z!

Irish names like Kathleen or Kevin are anglicised.

lljkk Sun 15-Jun-14 18:56:54

I went to school with a boy Cory, & used to work with a male Kerry.
My problem with Kori is that it's just one letter away from a goldfish (Koi).

mathanxiety Tue 17-Jun-14 07:07:31

Kayleigh is an anglicisation of céilí -- a country dance featuring jigs and reels, etc.

Kori is definitely not Irish. Sounds very 80s American TV to me.

chaya5738 Thu 19-Jun-14 22:15:52


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