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What does Cortes mean?

Cortes Pronunciation of Cortes [cortes] as a name for boys is a Spanish name, and the name Cortes means "courteous". Cortes is an alternate spelling of Cortez (Spanish): May also mean "court-dweller".


Cortes has 1 variant: Kortez.

1 more relation via Cortez: Kortes.

Creative forms:
(male) Contes, Cotes, ..

(female) Corge, Corre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cortes Greysen (C.G.), ..

How popular is Cortes?

Cortes is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#1061 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Cortes (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Cortez (#1040 in 2015). Other forms, like Kortez, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Cortes was common in 1990 and is somewhat lower today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cortes and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cortes is alike in pronunciation to Curtis, Curtiss and Kurtis. Other recommended names are Carter, Colten, Colter, Corben, Corbet, Cordas, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corie, Corless, Corley, Cornel, Corney, Correy, Cort, Cortney, Corty, Costas, Coster, Cotten, Forbes, Gorten, Horten, Montes, Morten and Porter. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cortes.

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