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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cortlandt

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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

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

L is for lucky, who is more?

A is for appreciative, of all you have

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

D is for direct, you get to the point

T is for tried, tried and true you.

Notable Persons Named Cortlandt

His military service ended in 1959. Cortlandt was born on December 22nd, 1900 in Mount Arlington, New Jersey. Cortlandt is also known as Schuyler and Cortland V. R.. He left this life on December 4th, 1993.


Cortlandt was born on May 26th, 1808. He breathed his last breath on July 25th, 1860.


Cortlandt Field Bishop was a pilot (aeronautics), book collecting, aviator, and book collector. Cortlandt was born on November 24th, 1870 in New York City. He died on March 30th, 1935.


Cortlandt was born on October 30th, 1842. He passed away in 1922.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cortlandt

Stephanus Van Cortlandt was an office holder. Stephanus was born on May 7th, 1643 in New Amsterdam. He died on November 25th, 1700.


Pierre Van Cortlandt was an office holder. Pierre was born on January 10th, 1721 in New York City. He breathed his last breath on May 1st, 1814.


Jacobus was born in 1658. He breathed his last breath in 1739.




Nina Cortlandt is a soap character.


Fun Facts about the name Cortlandt

  • How Popular is the name Cortlandt? Cortlandt is the 40,090th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cortlandt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80 babies born with the first name Cortlandt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cortlandt 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 Cortlandt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cortlandt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cortlandt is Monday, February 14th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Cortlandt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cortlandt was in 1951 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cortlandt: Your name in reverse order is Tdnaltroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ralcodttn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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