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What does Kurt mean?

Kurt Pronunciation of 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. Also form of Cort. Also form of Curt.

ASSOCIATED WITH old, courageous (brave)

Variations

VARIANT Kort

RELATED FORMS VIA CONRAD Cort, Curt

CREATIVE FORMS
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MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Kurt Avery (K.A.), ..

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kurt entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #121 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #1414 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Conrad (#625 LAST YEAR), Cort and Curt are the prominent related forms of Kurt (#1414) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Kurt was well-received in the 1960s (AVERAGE #646) and has become much reduced since (#1509, DOWN 85%), with versions such as Curt becoming less fashionable.



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

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

Similar Names

Kurt is alike in pronunciation to Cort, Court and Curt. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aart, Arrt (see Arthur), Art, Bart, Bert, Burt, Dart, Hart, Kari, Karl, Karr, Kent, Ker, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Kirk, Kit, Kitt, Knut, Kolt, Kord, Kori, Kory, Kurtis, Kyrk, Mart and Mort. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kurt.


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