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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cortell

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Alt. Meaning

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for respect, earned through your actions

T is for tender, loving nature.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for love, your love of life!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cortell

Álex Cortell is a soccer player for the CD Alcoyano, Valencia CF, R.E. Mouscron, Ribarroja CF, UD Alzira, Valencia CF Mestalla, CD Olímpic de Xàtiva, and CE Sabadell FC. Álex was born on November 8th, 1990 in Moncada, Spain.


Luis Cortell is a sports team member for the Toledo Slayers.


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Popularity of Cortell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cortell U.S.
  White 76.38% 64.26%
  African American 3.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cortell

People with the last name Cortell are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cortell

  • How Popular is the name Cortell? Cortell is the 90,433rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Cortell was the 133,048th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cortell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Cortell in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cortell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cortell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cortell is Tuesday, September 11th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Cortell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cortell was in 2000 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cortell: Your name in reverse order is Lletroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eltlorc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cortell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 127 people with the last name Cortell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cortell? Cortell is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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