Corinna \c(o)-rinna, cor(in)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ko-RINN-nah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Corinna is "maiden". From Korinna, probably derived from Kore (see Cora), borne by a Boeotian poetess. The name was also used by the Roman poet Ovid for the woman in his love poetry. It was used by English poets in the 16th and 17th centuries, such as Robert Herricks in his poem "Corinna's going a-Maying" (1648). The French form Corinne gained literary fame in Madame de Sta?s novel "Corinne" (1807). The name became popular from then on. Corina is Spanish.
Corinna has 31 variant forms: Carine, Carinna, Carinne, Carynna, Carynne, Coreen, Corenne, Corin, Corina, Corinda, Corine, Corinn, Corinne, Correna, Corrianne, Corrienne, Corrin, Corrinda, Corrine, Corrinn, Corrinna, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Corynne, Karinne, Karynna, Koreen, Korina, Korinne and Korrina.