Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Rope
Family 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 and ribbons.
- Dutch : variant of Kort ‘short’.