Cortina Family History
Cortina Name Meaning
Spanish Catalan Asturian-Leonese and Italian; Galician (Cortiña): from a diminutive of Corte . In Spain the precise meaning of the term varies from language to language: in Catalonia it denotes a farmyard in Asturias an unfenced field and in Galicia cortiña means ‘vegetable garden’. In Asturias the name can also be habitational from any of numerous minor places called with this word as for example La Cortina. Italian: nickname from a feminine diminutive of corto ‘small’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022