• 58 members

About us

The are many surnames that resemble the name Cordes. Some are related some are not. In Germany Cordes has been used interchangeably with Cors, Cohrs, Kors, Kohrs and Kordes. In France variations are Cors, Cordas and Cordoue. The name Korda and Kordas in Hungary, Greece and Turkey may be related, as well as Kordez in Slovenia. This project is open to anyone with a similar surname. Additional project members have suggested with good reason that Cordua, Cardew, Carthew and similar spellings might well be derived from Cordouë/Cordova. Any such variants are welcome to participate in the program since spelling of names in sources such as baptismal records vary widely according to country or region and are sometimes spelled differently in the same sentence of a document