Kurt: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kurt
Origin of the name Kurt:
A pet form of the Germanic Konrad, a derived from the Old High German Kuonrat (wise counsel), a compound name composed of the elements kuon (bold, wise) and rat (counsel).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Very cool name
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My brother is named Kurt. He had trouble with people either calling him Kirk or wanting to call him Kurtis.
A spriter/modder named Kurt Rencel can be known on Warcraft 3 modding sites like Hiveworkshop. This person is known to be both funny and a jerk.
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Kurt is a masculine German given name, anglicized as Curt. Kurt is also a Turkish surname, from the Turkic word meaning "wolf".
Kurt is a given name. Its principal English variant is Curt, while others include Cord, Curd, and Kort. It originated as a short form of Curtis, Konrad (Conrad), and Kunibert. Curt also means to be Crudely Short as a word.
Its name days are November 12 (Sweden), November 26 (Norway) and September 13 (Australia).
Kurt also appears as a family name.
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Kurt Cobain, Lead singer/guitarist of Nirvana.
Kurt Vonnegut, Writer
Kurt Russell, American film actor
Kurt Angle, Famous wrestler
Kurt Sandino Balean, Pornstar
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Kurt Hummel, Character on TV show "Glee"
Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner), a fictional X-men character
Kurt Ambrose, Lieutenant commander of Halo: Ghosts of Onyx
Kurt Wallander, detective in the works of Henning Mankell
Kurt von Trapp, a character in the musical The Sound of Music