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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Cordel mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Cordel

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C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for lucky, who is more?

Notable Persons Named Cordel

Cordel was born on February 22nd, 1982.


Cordel Simpson is a sports team member for the Montego Bay United F.C.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Cordel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cordel U.S.
  White 80.42% 64.26%
  African American 4.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cordel

People with the last name Cordel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cordel

  • How Popular is the name Cordel? Cordel is the 18,016th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cordel was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cordel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 421 babies born with the first name Cordel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cordel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cordel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cordel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cordel is Saturday, December 26th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Cordel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cordel was in 1997 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Cordel Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cordel is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Cordel: Your name in reverse order is Ledroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cdlore. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cordel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Cordel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cordel? Cordel is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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