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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cortner

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  • According to a user from Alabama, United States, the name Cortner is of African origin and means "A last name".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cortner

Bob was born on April 16th, 1927 in Redlands, California. He breathed his last breath on May 19th, 1959.


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Popularity of Cortner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cortner U.S.
  White 83.19% 64.26%
  African American 11.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cortner

People with the last name Cortner are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cortner

  • How Popular is the name Cortner? As a last name Cortner was the 38,389th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cortner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cortner is Saturday, December 15th, 1928.
  • How unique is the name Cortner? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cortner. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cortner: Your name in reverse order is Rentroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ronrtce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cortner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 577 people with the last name Cortner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cortner? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cortner as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Cortner born Jun 13, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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