Cordes Family History
Cordes Name Meaning
English (Middlesex and Surrey): variant of Cord with post-medieval excrescent -s. German: variant of Kordes and in North America (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). French: habitational name from any of several places so called in southwestern France. Possibly also an Americanized form of Slovenian Kordež and Kordeš (see Kordes ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press