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Meaning of Cordell

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The name Cordell has the following meaning:

One who makes cords. "Rope Maker".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Cordell is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 925 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Cordell fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 216 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 1000 in the Top 1000 charts. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Cordell in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Cordell is pronounced as kor-dell


Cordell originates from the French language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Cordell and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Cordell: Boys - Beau, Cade, Channing, Coty, Deonte, Foy, Laron, Girls - Amiyah, Belle, Chantal, Chantell, Deja, Delight, Desirae, Edmonia, Larue, Luty, Noelia, Shantell, Both genders - Blaise, Chandler, Dabney, Delaney, Desire, Dior


Popular Variants for the name Cordell: Cord, Cordae, Cordai, Cordale, Cordas, Corday, Cordaye, Kord, Kordae, Kordai, Kordale, Kordas, Korday, Kordaye, Kordelle


We think the name Cordell should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Cordell to be: Handsome, strong athlete

In one word, you might describe Cordell as a(n) "handsome" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Cordell (or its variants) are:

Cordell Hull, born on 2 October, a famous politician. Cordell Hull's background: The US politician, who was secretary of state under Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was born in Pickett County, Tennessee. One of the founders and most robust supporters of the United Nations, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for peace in 1945.

Cordell Jackson , born on 15 July, a famous musician. Cordell Jackson 's background: An American guitarist thought to be the first woman to produce, engineer, arrange and promote music on her own rock and roll music label.

Cordell Mosson, born on 16 October, a famous musician. Cordell Mosson's background: With a good friend of Garry Shider, they joined a band called United Soul, which came to the attention of George Clinton, who invited them to join the P-Funk Army and the band Funkadelic. Boogie Mosson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 (as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic).
Christopher (6)
Christian (23)
Caleb (35)
Cameron (39)
Connor (47)
Charles (58)
Cole (71)
Cody (73)
Chase (80)
Carter (97)
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