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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #2469 most popular

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What does the name "Cortez" mean?

Cortez (Spanish): Courteous

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

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for rational, the way you think.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

Your name in reverse order is "Zetroc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ztcreo". 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.

How popular is the name "Cortez" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cortez" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 194 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Cortez

Cortez Kennedy

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


Past life for Cortez born Dec 30, 1983

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 Oceania approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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