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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
- proper n. A female given name transferred from the surname, also a pet form of Cora, Corinne and similar sounding names.
An English patronymic surname derived from an Old Norse given name Kori of uncertain meaning. In Ireland Anglicised from Irish Ó Comhraidhe, "descendant of Comhraidhe", a name with equally uncertain meaning. (Wiktionary)