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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Corinne, pronounced "ker - in", "core - in", "core-rin" or "ko-reen", is a female name, and the French or English variant of Corinna or the Greek Korinna, meaning "maiden."

Various spellings of the name exist, although some attest that "Corinne" is the most appropriate and age-old spelling. Other spellings include: Corrine, Corin, Coryn, Korin, Cori, Corrinne, and Korinne. Coco, Corey, Cori, Cor, Kori, Rin, Rinne, Rinner, Rinny and Corinney are common nicknames.

Madame de Staël wrote a novel entitled Corinne in the early nineteenth century.

Famous people with the name Corinne include actresses Corinne Calvet, Corinne Bohrer, comedian Corinne Grant, singer Corinne Bailey Rae, and Corinne Roosevelt, sister to the president Theodore Roosevelt.




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