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Cortland (girl)

What does Cortland mean?

Cortland Pronunciation of Cortland [cort-land] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Cortland) has its root in Old French, and the name Cortland means "domain of Curtius". Cortland is an alternate spelling of Courtney (Old French): transferred use of the surname.


Cortland has 1 variant: Courtland.

3 more relations via Courtney: Cortne, Cortny and Courtlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Coland, Cortlanda, ..

(male) Cortan, Cortman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cortland Miyah (C.M.), ..

How popular is Cortland?

Cortland is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Cortland is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Courtney (#753 last year) is the only prominent related form of Cortland (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Cortny, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Cortland was at its most widespread in the year 1991 (usage of 1.2%) and is now significantly reduced, with Courtney becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Courtney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Courtney outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Briand, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlandt, Caitlann (see Caitlin), Caitlen, Caitlin, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caralyn, Caralynn, Caridad, Carlan, Carlana, Carlen, Carling, Carlyn, Carman, Carolan, Carolann, Carolanne, Catlain, Catlaina (see Catherine), Catlin, Catlina, Catlyn, Catlynn, Cherylann, Coetta, Colene, Colina, Collene, Collina, Colline, Constanz, Coral, Coralena, Coralia, Coralin, Coralina, Coraline, Coralyn, Coralyne (see Coral), Corazana, Cordula, Coreana (see Corinna), Coreen, Coriann, Corianne, Corina, Corinda, Corinna, Corinne, Corisanda, Corisande, Corlee, Corlene, Corly, Coronna, Correna, Corrianne, Corrisande (see Corisande), Corryn, Corryne, Cortenay (see Courtney), Cortnee, Corva, Corvina, Courtnay, Garland, Josalind, Noland, Rosalynd, Rozalind and Yoland. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cortland.

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