What does Kurt mean?
Kurt /kurt/ [1 syll.] 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. Connie, Conrad (#649 last year) and Curt are the prominent related forms of Kurt listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Con are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5798%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0878%, down 84.9%), with the versions Connie, Conrad, Curt and Kurt becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)