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Cortez Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Cortés (see Cortes).

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


Similar surnames: Cortes, Corte, Ortez, Corea, Torrez, Horter, Colter, Cortis, Porte

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Cortez Family Origin

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Cortez Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    35%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cortez family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cortez. The most common Cortez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Cortez's were Laborers.

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Cortez Historical Records

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Cortez Life Expectancy

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Famous Cortez Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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