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Meaning and name origin

Kurt \k(u)-rt\ as a boy's name is pronounced kert. It is of German origin. Variant of Conrad (Old German) "courageous advice". Actor Kurt Russell; author Kurt Vonnegut; musician Kurt Cobain; football player Kurt Warner.


Kurt has 1 variant form: Kort.

For more information, see also related boy names Curt and Cort.


Kurt is a very popular first name for males (#249 out of 1220, Top 20%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17700 out of 88799, Top 20%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kurt for boys. Kurt reached its highest rank of #128 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kurt and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Conrad (#649), Kurt and Curt. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Conrad, Curt, Kurt in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kurt is also pronounced similarly to Court. Other suggested similar baby names are Burt and Kord. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kurt.