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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Corden

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Alt. Meaning

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

O is for original, one of a kind!

R is for respect, earned through your actions

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Corden

James Corden is an actor, writer, producer, comedian, and television host. He has been prominent since 1996. James was given the name James Kimberley Corden on August 22nd, 1978 in Hillingdon, London, England, UK.


Henry Corden was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1947 to 2005. Henry was given the name Henry Cohen on January 6th, 1920 in Montreal. He breathed his last breath on May 19th, 2005.


Wayne Corden is a soccer player for the Port Vale F.C., Mansfield Town F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Chester City F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Notts County F.C., Colwyn Bay F.C., Leek Town F.C., Eccleshall F.C., Kidsgrove Athletic F.C., and Rocester F.C. Wayne was born on November 1st, 1975 in Leek, Staffordshire, England.


Max was born in 1927.


Charles Corden was a cricketer. Charles was born on December 30th, 1874. He breathed his last breath on February 26th, 1924.



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Popularity of Corden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Corden U.S.
  White 80.71% 64.26%
  African American 2.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Corden

People with the last name Corden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Corden

  • How Popular is the name Corden? Corden is the 52,387th most popular name of all time. As a last name Corden was the 69,996th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Corden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36 babies born with the first name Corden in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Corden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Corden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Corden is Thursday, December 28th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Corden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Corden was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Corden: Your name in reverse order is Nedroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Odrcen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Corden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 280 people with the last name Corden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Corden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Corden as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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