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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cortina

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun cor*ti"na
a cobwebby remnant of the partial veil which in some mature mushrooms hang from the edges of the cap.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A cobwebby partial veil consisting of silky fibrils

Notable Persons Named Cortina

Cortina Valdés Nahum Román is an athlete for the Tecamachalco Sur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cortina

Juan Cortina is a military person.


Alberto was born on January 20th, 1947.


Jose was born on February 3rd, 1880 in Pinar del Río. He left this life on March 9th, 1970.


Christian was born on October 4th, 1979 in Cowansville, Quebec, Canada.


Javier was born on April 12th, 1987 in Santiago de Cuba.


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Popularity of Cortina as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cortina U.S.
  White 25.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 71.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cortina

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

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Fun Facts about the name Cortina

  • How Popular is the name Cortina? Cortina is the 23,545th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cortina was the 10,577th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cortina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 259 babies born with the first name Cortina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cortina 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 Cortina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cortina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cortina is Wednesday, May 6th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Cortina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cortina was in 1972 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Cortina Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cortina is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Cortina: Your name in reverse order is Anitroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arcotni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cortina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,031 people with the last name Cortina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cortina? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Cortina as their last name.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.