Curtis: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Curtis

Curtis

Pronunciation: KER-tis (key)

Origin of the name Curtis:

Derived from the French curteis (courteous). Curtis was originally used as both a given name and a surname. In the Middle Ages, it was used it indicate an educated man.

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Curt, Curtos, Carson

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Curtis Granderson, American MLB outfielder for the New York Yankees.
Curtis Hanson, American filmmaker.
Curtis James Jackson III, American rapper better known by his stage name 50 Cent.
Curtis Mayfield, American soul singer and songwriter.
Curtis Martin, American football running back.

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