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Cortina Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Asturian-Leonese, Galician (Cortiña), and Italian: from a diminutive of Corte. In Spain the precise meaning of the term varies from language to language: in Catalonia it denotes a farmyard, in Asturies an unfenced field, and in Galicia cortiña means ‘vegetable garden’. In Asturies the name can also be habitational, from any of numerous minor places named with this word, as for example La Cortina. Italian: from a feminine diminutive of corto ‘small’.

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


Similar surnames: Cortinas, Codina, Corbin, Cornia, Corona, Forcina, Fortuna, Farina

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Cortina Family Origin

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Cortina Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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In 1880, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cortina. The most common Cortina occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 50% of Cortina's were Cigar Makers.

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Cortina Life Expectancy

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