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Courtney meaning and name origin
Courtney \co(u)-rt-ney, cour-tney\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Courtney), is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Courtney is "domain of Curtis". Surname and place name, originally a Norman baronial name from places in Northen France called Courtenay. In earlier times, it has been taken as a nickname derived from Old French "court nez", meaning "short nose". Usually feminine in America nowadays. Actors Tom Courtenay, Courtney B. Vance.
Courtney has 4 variant forms: Cortney, Courtenay, Courtenay and Curt.
For more information, see also related names Cort and Fortney.
Baby names that sound like Courtney are Coryden and Gorten.
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Popularity of Courtney
Courtney is a very popular first name for men (#488 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1273 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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