First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Cortana

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from United Kingdom
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from United Arab Emirates
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from United Kingdom
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Cortana?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Cortana mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Cortana

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Mississippi, United States says the name Cortana means "Short sword" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Connecticut, United States says the name Cortana is of American origin and means "Male".
Other origins: Canadian

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Cortana to us below

Alt. Meaning

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

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

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

Fun Facts about the name Cortana

  • How Popular is the name Cortana? Cortana is the 31,988th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cortana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 138 babies born with the first name Cortana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cortana 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 Cortana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cortana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cortana was in 2015 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cortana: Your name in reverse order is Anatroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Caatorn. How do you pronounce that?

What Cortanas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Cortana born Oct 28, 1948

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Cortana

Name poster for Cortana(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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).