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What does Kortez mean?

Kortez Pronunciation of Kortez [kor-tez] as a boys' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of the name Kortez is "courteous". Kortez is a version of Cortez (Spanish): May also mean "court-dweller".


Kortez has 1 variant: Cortes.

1 more alternative form via Cortez: Kortes.

Creative forms:
(male) Kertez, Kontez, ..

(female) Korken, Korne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kortez Kyden (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kortez?

Kortez is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Kortez is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Kortez (not ranked) is Cortez (#1040 from current records). Other forms, like Cortes, are uncommon. This relation of Kortez reached the peak of its popularity in the year 1990 (#533) and is somewhat less conventional today (#1040, 40%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kortez is pronounced similarly to Kurtis. Other recommended names are Erez, Gorten, Horten, Jontez, Kareem, Karel, Karle, Karmel, Karmen, Karney, Karrel, Kelten, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerem, Kerrey, Kester, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kirwen, Knute, Kobe, Kobey, Kobie, Kodey, Kodie, Kolt, Kolten, Koltin, Kolton, Konner, Korbin, Korbyn, Kord, Kordel, Kordell, Koren, Koresh, Korey, Kori, Korin, Kornel, Kornell, Korrey (see Kory), Korrin, Korry, Kort, Kory, Kostas, Kostis, Kruz, Kurt, Kyrie, Montez, Morten, Parvez, Perez and Porter. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kortez.

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