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Meaning and Origin

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From Vulgar Latin *cordārius < Latin cordus.

  1. lamb

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cordero

She holds the title Miss Spain 2014 and Miss Spain. Desirée was given the name Desirée Cordero Ferrer on September 30th, 1993 in Seville.

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Maria Cordero is a cantopop singing, actor, presenter, and disc jockey. Maria is also known as Fat Mama (肥媽).

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Nick was born on September 17th, 1978.

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Yoani Sánchez is a blogger, programmer, philologist, and philology. Yoani was given the name Yoani María Sánchez Cordero on September 4th, 1975 in Havana, Cuba.

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Francisco Cordero is a baseball player. Francisco was born on May 11th, 1975 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Chad Cordero is a baseball player. Chad was born on March 18th, 1982 in Upland, California.

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How popular is the baby name Cordero in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1986 173 0 173
1987 349 9 340
1988 236 0 236
1989 142 0 142
1990 101 0 101
1991 101 0 101
1992 82 0 82
1993 56 0 56
1994 31 0 31
1995 34 0 34
1996 30 0 30
1997 22 0 22
1998 16 0 16
1999 11 0 11
2000 12 0 12
2001 7 0 7
2002 8 0 8
2003 9 0 9
2004 15 0 15
2005 10 0 10
2006 15 0 15
2007 21 0 21
2008 27 0 27
2009 24 0 24
2010 23 0 23
2011 32 0 32
2012 39 0 39
2013 12 0 12
2014 28 0 28
2015 21 0 21
2016 11 0 11
2017 17 0 17

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Popularity of Cordero as a first name

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Popularity of Cordero as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cordero U.S.
  White 7.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cordero

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Fun Facts about the name Cordero

  • How Popular is the name Cordero? Cordero is the 7,470th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cordero was the 1,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cordero have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,715 babies born with the first name Cordero in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cordero to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cordero? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 173 new born babies.
  • When was Cordero first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cordero is Friday, July 5th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Cordero born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cordero was in 1987 with a total of 340 babies.
  • Random Cordero Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cordero is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Cordero: Your name in reverse order is Oredroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Croeord. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cordero? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 30,158 people with the last name Cordero.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cordero? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Cordero as their last name.

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