Cortana

First Name
138
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cortana

User Submitted Origins

     Indian (Sanskrit)
33%
     American
33%
     Canadian
33%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Louisiana, United States says the name Cortana means "Short sword".
  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Cortana means "Male" and is of American origin.
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International Interest

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International Interest for Cortana

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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 Ntaocra. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cortana born May 7, 1967

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 Germany approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).