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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cort

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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

T is for tender, loving nature.

Notable Persons Named Cort

Cort McCown is an actor and comedian. He has been prominent since 1985. Cort was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Cort Adeler is a military person.

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Cort was born on June 28th, 1564 in Bergen. He died on February 7th, 1624.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cort

He has had major accomplishments since 1967. Bud was given the name Walter Edward Cox on March 29th, 1948 in New Rochelle, New York, U.S.

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Carl Cort is a soccer player for the Wimbledon F.C., Lincoln City F.C., Newcastle United F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Leicester City F.C., Marbella FC, Norwich City F.C., Brentford F.C., Tampa Bay Rowdies, England national under-21 football team, and Guyana national football team. Carl was born on November 1st, 1977 in Southwark, England.

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Leon Cort is a soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers F.C., Dulwich Hamlet F.C., Millwall F.C., Forest Green Rovers F.C., Stevenage F.C., Southend United F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Crystal Palace F.C., Stoke City F.C., Burnley F.C., Preston North End F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., and Guyana nat. Leon was born on September 11th, 1979 in Bermondsey, England.

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Henry Cort was an inventor and pioneer in the iron industry. Henry was born in 1740. He left this life in 1800.

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Magnus was born on January 16th, 1993 in Bornholm.

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Robert W. Cort is a producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1976. Robert was born in Brooklyn, New York City.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1944 5 0 5
1946 8 0 8
1947 9 0 9
1948 5 0 5
1949 8 0 8
1950 6 0 6
1951 15 0 15
1952 29 0 29
1953 17 0 17
1954 16 0 16
1955 13 0 13
1956 22 0 22
1957 13 0 13
1958 19 0 19
1959 17 0 17
1960 17 0 17
1961 27 0 27
1962 45 0 45
1963 23 0 23
1964 21 0 21
1965 32 0 32
1966 23 0 23
1967 12 0 12
1968 17 0 17
1969 18 0 18
1970 14 0 14
1971 16 0 16
1972 15 0 15
1973 20 0 20
1974 11 0 11
1975 8 0 8
1976 12 0 12
1977 26 0 26
1978 19 0 19
1979 11 0 11
1980 19 0 19
1981 10 0 10
1982 14 0 14
1983 14 0 14
1984 11 0 11
1985 9 0 9
1986 12 0 12
1987 17 0 17
1988 30 0 30
1989 20 0 20
1990 30 0 30
1991 24 0 24
1992 27 0 27
1993 39 0 39
1994 21 0 21
1995 32 0 32
1996 34 0 34
1997 19 0 19
1998 26 0 26
1999 37 0 37
2000 53 0 53
2001 43 0 43
2002 51 0 51
2003 50 0 50
2004 39 0 39
2005 45 0 45
2006 34 0 34
2007 46 0 46
2008 44 0 44
2009 41 0 41
2010 33 0 33
2011 57 0 57
2012 40 0 40
2013 39 0 39
2014 38 0 38
2015 39 0 39
2016 26 0 26
2017 20 0 20

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Popularity of Cort as a first name

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Popularity of Cort as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cort U.S.
  White 68.04% 64.26%
  African American 22.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cort

People with the last name Cort are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cort

  • How Popular is the name Cort? Cort is the 7,286th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cort was the 18,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cort have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,782 babies born with the first name Cort in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cort 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 Cort? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cort first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cort is Friday, June 27th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Cort born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cort was in 2011 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Cort Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cort is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Cort: Your name in reverse order is Troc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cort. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cort? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,458 people with the last name Cort.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cort? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cort as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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