Curt - Meaning of Curt
[ 1 syll. cur(t), cu-rt ] The baby boy name Curt is pronounced as K-erT †. Curt is an English, German, and Latin name of Germanic and Old French origin. From Germanic roots, its meaning is bold counsel - in this context, Curt can be used in the English and German languages. It is derived from the elements 'kuon' which means bold ; 'rad' counsel, advice. Curt is an independent name which was once the short form of Conrad. It could also be an Anglicized form of Kurt, or a short form of Curtis.
Curt is a diminutive form of the name Conrad (English and German).
Curt is also a shortening (Latin) of the name Courtney (English).
Curt is also a shortening (English) of the name Curtis (English and German).
Curt is rare as a baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 1960, 0.033% of baby boys were named Curt. It ranked at #292 then. The baby name has since markedly dropped in popularity, and is currently of very modest use. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Curt, Curtis was the most commonly used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Curt: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"