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Cortes Name Meaning

Spanish (Cortés), Catalan (Cortès), and Portuguese (Cortês): from cortés ‘courteous’, ‘polite’, a derivative of corte (see Corte), a nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt given ironically. Spanish and Portuguese (Cortes): habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal named with cortes, plural of corte ‘court’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Cortes Family Origin

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Cortes Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cortes. The most common Cortes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Cortes's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cortes family was Farm Laborer.

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Cortes Life Expectancy

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