First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Cordas, Kordell, Cordale, Corday, Cordelle, Kordelle, Cordell
Last name origins & meanings:
- Northern Irish: reduced form of McCord.
- Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Corde, from Old
French corde ‘string’, ‘rope’ (Latin c(h)orda, from
Greek khordē), a metonymic occupational name for a maker of
cord or string, or a nickname for a habitual wearer of decorative ties
- Dutch: variant of Kort ‘short’.
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