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Gender: Male Meaning of Cortez: "courteous" Origin of Cortez: Spanish surname

The name Cortez is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "courteous". Cortez and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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The craze for surname names is now moving beyond the English and Irish to include exotic Spanish names for boys like this historic one currently in the Top 1000.

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Famous People Named Cortez

Cortez Kennedy, American NFL football player
Cortez Lequon Allen, American NFL football player
Cortez Hankton, American NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Cortez

Cortez, pet crow of Murdoc Niccals, bassist of virtual band Gorillaz
"Cortez the Killer," song by Neil Young
Gaspar Cortez, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"

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