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.Creative forms:
(male) Kart, Koart, ..
(female) Kura, Kurtte, .. Middle name pairings:
Kurt Elvin (K.E.), ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name history of Kurt for boys. 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)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the history of Kurt and associated names. Conrad (#625 last year), Cort and Curt are the prominent related forms of Kurt (#1414 last year) 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.
Kurt▼ is alike in pronunciation to Court. Other recommended 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.