Where did the baby name Corrice come from in 1971?

TV newscaster Corrice Collins (1943-2016)
Corrice Collins

The name Corrice popped up in the U.S. baby name data a single time, in the early 1970s:

  • 1973: unlisted
  • 1972: unlisted
  • 1971: 5 baby boys named Corrice [debut]
  • 1970: unlisted
  • 1969: unlisted

What put it there?

Television newscaster Corrice Collins, who was featured in Ebony magazine in 1971.

At that time, the 28-year-old was working for WLBT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi. In fact, he was one of Jackson’s first African-American reporters and anchors.

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Image: © 1971 Ebony

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