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What does Court mean?

Court Pronunciation of Court [court] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the meaning of Court is "courtier, court attendant; brave; land of the court". Court is an alternate form of Cort (English, Old German): variation of Courtney. Court is also a derivative of Courtland (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, attendant (servant), brave.


Court has 3 variants: Curt, Kort and Kurt.

2 more related forms via Cort, Courtland: Corty and Courtney.

Creative forms:
(male) Cart, Caurt, ..

(female) Coure, Couri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Court Rory (C.R.), ..

How popular is Court?

Court is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#11446 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Cort, Courtland, Courtney (#1483 last year), Curt and Kurt (#1414) are the popular alternative forms of Court (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Corty, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Court was well-received among parents 6 decades ago (average #928) and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Courtney becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cort, Courtland, Courtney, Curt, Kurt in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Court and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Burt, Cnut, Coburn, Colet, Colt, Cor, Cord, Cork, Corry, Cory, Courey, Couvert (see Covert), Covert, Cowry and Mort. These names tend to be more commonly used than Court.

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