Korda Family History
Korda Name Meaning
Hungarian, Polish, and Jewish (from Hungary and Poland): from korda ‘rope’ (Latin corda ‘rope’). This was used as a nickname in various senses (including ‘monk’, with reference to the rope used by monks as belts). It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a monk. Czech: from a pet form of the Old Czech personal name Kornel, a vernacular form of Latin Cornelius.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press