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Type Surname
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. KOR-day(English)
KOR-DAY(French)
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Other Forms FormsCordon, Cordin, Corden

Meaning & History

Either from the French word corde meaning "cord/rope/string", or from the Latin word cor meaning "heart." This was the surname of Charlotte Corday, the assassin who killed Jacobin leader Jean-Paul Marat during the French revolution.
Added 7/29/2018 by vbaud