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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880

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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1882505
1909505
1911909
19121798
1914909
191518513
191614014
191717017
191823617
191920713
19201569
192120515
192216016
192316016
19241578
192517017
192618612
1927606
19281358
192911011
193017017
193120020
1932808
193315015
193410010
193512012
193613013
193713013
193811011
1939909
194110010
194214014
194415015
194514014
194611011
194717017
194815015
194921021
195015015
195113013
195222022
195314014
195429029
195533033
195629029
195722022
195817017
195934034
196043043
196128028
196244044
196335035
196437037
196544044
196630030
196737037
196835035
196945045
197054054
197160060
197267067
197388088
197466066
197586086
1976101596
197796096
19781050105
197996096
19801135108
19811130113
19821180118
19831496143
19841580158
19851910191
19862177210
19872235218
19882340234
19893200320
19903515346
19913230323
19923010301
19933120312
19942800280
19952350235
19962090209
19972130213
19982090209
19992400240
20002300230
20012050205
20021630163
20031950195
20041850185
20052230223
20062000200
20072040204
20082000200
20092270227
20102130213
20111950195
20121950195
20132280228
20141940194

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 Cortezs 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 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cortez" is not a popular baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of only 223 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Zetroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ezrcto". 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 Apr 10, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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