What does Cortez mean?

Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)

What's the origin of Cortez?


How is Cortez pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Cortez?

Cortez is a Spanish word meaning "corteza," or "cortex." It may be a reference to the Mexican revolutionary leader, General Francisco "Pancho" Villa.

Is Cortez a good cat name?

Cortez has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Cortez isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Cortez is found in these categories:

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Spanish conqueror vibes make this feline moniker fiercely cool.


Based on likes, Cortez ranks #1,609 with users of

Cortez is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cortez was, over the past 30 days, the 2518th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Cortez is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Cortez was viewed 8 times, and liked 0 times.

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