What Does Cortez Mean?


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The word Cortez is of Spanish origin and the meaning it conveys is that of somebody who is courteous. Sometimes the word also means a court dweller.

The word is quite often used as a surname and seldom can you find it used as the first name. You can find several prominent figures with the surname Cortez who have earned great respect among people since centuries. One of the names is Hernan Cortez who is regarded as the first Spaniard who invaded the country of Mexico and established the reign of his country in Mexico. There are some other famous people with the same surname like Ricardo Cortez and Jayne Cortez.

There is a place also in the US state of Colorado that is known to the world with the name of Cortez.

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