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pinWhat does Courtney mean?

Courtney /court-ney/ as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Courtney) is pronounced KORT-nee. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Courtney is "domain of Curtius".

Transferred use of the surname, originally a place name from France called Courtenay, which is from a Latin personal name meaning "short". People have associated the name with "court nez" meaning "short nose", which was the nickname of a famous hero from a medieval story who lost the tip of his nose in battle. A name with upper-class connotations, and used in combinations such as Courtneylee. Courtlyn is a contemporary variant. Actresses Courteney Cox, Courtney Love.


pinVariations

Courtney has 37 variants: Cordney, Cordni, Cortenay, Corteney, Cortland, Cortne, Cortnee, Cortneigh, Cortney, Cortnie, Cortny, Courtenay, Courteneigh, Courteney, Courteny, Courtland, Courtlyn, Courtnay, Courtnee, Courtnie, Courtny, Kordney, Kortnay, Kortnee, Kortney, Kortni, Kortnie, Kortny, Kourtenay, Kourtnee, Kourtnee, Kourtneigh, Kourtney, Kourtni, Kourtnie, Kourty and Quartney.

Affiliated girl name: Fortney.

Courtney has 3 masculine forms: Cort, Curt and Fortney.

Kreatif forms: Courtna, Courtni. [more]

pinHow popular is Courtney?

Courtney is a very popular first name for females (#245 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#1202 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Courtney for girls. Courtney entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #17 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is presently at #681. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Courtney name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Courtney and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Courtney (#681 2 years ago) are Kourtney, Kortney and Cortney. Usage of these relations of Courtney reached its apex in the year 1990 (average #330) and has become much reduced since (#920, down 88.1%). (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Courtney, Cortney, Kortney, Kourtney in U.S.

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

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