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Cortez

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Courteous
  • #2469 All Time
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How popular is the name "Cortez" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1909 5 0 5
1911 9 0 9
1912 17 9 8
1914 9 0 9
1915 18 5 13
1916 14 0 14
1917 17 0 17
1918 23 6 17
1919 20 7 13
1920 15 6 9
1921 20 5 15
1922 16 0 16
1923 16 0 16
1924 15 7 8
1925 17 0 17
1926 18 6 12
1927 6 0 6
1928 13 5 8
1929 11 0 11
1930 17 0 17
1931 20 0 20
1932 8 0 8
1933 15 0 15
1934 10 0 10
1935 12 0 12
1936 13 0 13
1937 13 0 13
1938 11 0 11
1939 9 0 9
1941 10 0 10
1942 14 0 14
1944 15 0 15
1945 14 0 14
1946 11 0 11
1947 17 0 17
1948 15 0 15
1949 21 0 21
1950 15 0 15
1951 13 0 13
1952 22 0 22
1953 14 0 14
1954 29 0 29
1955 33 0 33
1956 29 0 29
1957 22 0 22
1958 17 0 17
1959 34 0 34
1960 43 0 43
1961 28 0 28
1962 44 0 44
1963 35 0 35
1964 37 0 37
1965 44 0 44
1966 30 0 30
1967 37 0 37
1968 35 0 35
1969 45 0 45
1970 54 0 54
1971 60 0 60
1972 67 0 67
1973 88 0 88
1974 66 0 66
1975 86 0 86
1976 101 5 96
1977 96 0 96
1978 105 0 105
1979 96 0 96
1980 113 5 108
1981 113 0 113
1982 118 0 118
1983 149 6 143
1984 158 0 158
1985 191 0 191
1986 217 7 210
1987 223 5 218
1988 234 0 234
1989 320 0 320
1990 351 5 346
1991 323 0 323
1992 301 0 301
1993 312 0 312
1994 280 0 280
1995 235 0 235
1996 209 0 209
1997 213 0 213
1998 209 0 209
1999 240 0 240
2000 230 0 230
2001 205 0 205
2002 163 0 163
2003 195 0 195
2004 185 0 185
2005 223 0 223
2006 200 0 200
2007 204 0 204
2008 200 0 200
2009 227 0 227
2010 213 0 213
2011 195 0 195
2012 195 0 195
2013 228 0 228
2014 194 0 194

Want to know about the populiarty of Cortez? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,520 babies born with the name Cortez in the United States. That's more than enough Cortezes to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cortez" was in 1990 with a total of 346 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cortez" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 200 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cortez popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cortez in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cortez" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cortez as well as things modernly associated with the name Cortez such as celebrities named Cortez.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Cortez

The name "Cortez" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Courteous". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Cortez Kennedy

Cortez Kennedy is a NFL player. Cortez was born in 1968 in Osceola, Arkansas.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for realist, the way you are.

T is for tender, loving nature.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Your name in reverse order is "Zetroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rezotc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cortez born Mar 19, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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