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Courtenay (girl)

What does Courtenay mean?

Courtenay Pronunciation of Courtenay [courte-nay] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Courtenay) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Courtenay is "domain of Curtius". Courtenay is an alternate form of Courtney (Old French): transferred use of the surname.


Courtenay has 6 variants: Cortenay, Corteney, Courteneigh, Courteney, Courteny and Kourtenay.

8 more related forms via Courtney: Cortney, Cortny, Courtnay, Courtnee, Courtnie, Courtny, Kortnay and Kourtney.

1 masculine form: Courtney.

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Middle name pairings:
Courtenay Meredith (C.M.), ..

How popular is Courtenay?

Courtenay is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#55376 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cortney, Courteney, Courtnee, Courtney (#753 from recent data), Courtnie and Kourtney (#1110) are the prominent alternative forms of Courtenay (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Courtenay was at its peak in the year 1991 (usage of 1.3%) and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Cortney becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cortney, Courteney, Courtnee, Courtney, Courtnie, Kourtney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Courtney outside U.S.