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Meaning and name origin

Cortez \c(o)-rtez, cor-tez\ as a boy's name is pronounced kor-TEZ. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Cortez is "courteous". May also mean "court-dweller". Variant of Curtis. Historical: surname of the Spanish explorer and adventurer Hernando Cortes (16th century) who with a small expeditionary force conquered the Aztec civilization of Mexico.

Cortez has 3 variant forms: Cortes, Kortes and Kortez.


Popularity

Cortez is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1154 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#481 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cortez for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cortez name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cortez and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cortez and Curtis. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cortez, Curtis in U.S.

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

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