Curtis Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I know a boy named Curtis (who gets called either Curti or Curt) and also a boy called Kurtis (who goes by Kurt). Both are very high-powered and full of energy.
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Curt, Curtos, Carson, Curti
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