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What does Curt mean?

Curt Pronunciation of Curt as a boys' name is pronounced kert. It is of English origin. In origin an anglicized form of Kurt, a short form of Konrad (see Conrad). Now also used as a short form of Courtney and Curtis. See also Cort. Musician Kurt Cobain; actor Kurt Russell.




RELATED FORMS VIA CONRAD, CORT, COURTNEY, CURTIS, KONRAD, KURT Con, Cort, Corty, Court, Curcio, Curtell, Curtice, Curtiss, Kord, Kort, Kurtis



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How popular is Curt?

Curt is a very prominent first name for males (#561 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49249 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Curt reached its apex rank of #319 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Curt name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Curt are Con, Conrad (#543 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Cort, Courtney (#1911), Curtis (#616), Curtiss, Konrad (#1731), Kurt (#1732) and Kurtis. Adoption of these forms of Curt was well-received 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.46%) and has become significantly lower since (ADOPTION 0.07%, 86%), with versions like Curtis becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Curt, Con, Conrad, Cort, Courtney in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Curtis, Curtiss, Konrad, Kurt, Kurtis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Curt is pronounced similarly to Court and Kort. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aart, Arrt (see Arthur), Art, Bart, Bert, Burt, Card, Carl, Carr, Cary, Ceri, Chet, Ciro, Cnut, Colt, Cor, Cord, Cork, Corty, Cory, Cuba, Curro, Curry, Dart, Hart, Mart and Mort. These names tend to be less commonly used than Curt.