What does Kurt mean?
Kurt /kurt/ as a boys' 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: Kort.more]
How popular is Kurt?
Kurt is a very popular first name for males (#249 out of 1220, Top 20%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#20298 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Kurt for boys. Kurt entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #128 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Kurt and associated names. Conrad (#649 last year) and Curt are the prominent related forms of Kurt listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Kurt was well-received during 1950-1959 (average #324) and has become much reduced since (#883, down 82.7%), with the versions Conrad, Curt and Kurt becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)