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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 13 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Latin, English

Meaning: Polite, Courteous

Pronunciation: kert, /kɜːrt/, K ER T

Popularity Rank: #12,316

On this page:

  • 1. Curt Meaning
  • 2. Curt Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Curt
  • 4. Curt Translations in other languages
  • 5. Curt Name Popularity
  • 6. Curt popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Curt
  • 8. Names similar to Curt

Curt Meaning

Short form of Curtis, derived from Old French 'curteis' meaning courteous or polite.

Curt also means "Polite, Courteous, Court-dweller, Courageous Advice, Form of Curtis, Short, Polite or courteous".

Curt is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, South Africa, and 53 more countries.

Curt Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kert

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kɜːrt/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K ER T

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Curt Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Curt is recorded 3,902 times globally, ranking it as the 12,316th most common name worldwide.

Curt is most prevalent in United States of America, with 2,562 occurrences, making it the 1,485th most popular name in the country.

In Sweden, the name Curt is found among 1 in every 579 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Curt Popularity by Country

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United States of America#1,4851 : 706
United Kingdom#2,4631 : 1,636
South Africa#5,9891 : 10,468
Canada#2,5841 : 2,038
Sweden#7081 : 579
Germany#6,1991 : 6,667
Costa Rica#3,1931 : 3,908
Netherlands#9,7151 : 11,497
Italy#30,7831 : 49,272
Brazil#16,7091 : 36,895
France#31,1611 : 59,272
Belgium#9,0341 : 13,752
Saudi Arabia#71,0641 : 137,723

List of countries the name Curt is rarely found

Curt popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Curt from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Curt

  • Curt A. Stark is a Film from Germany.
  • Curt Abel-Musgrave
    Curt Abel-Musgrave is a Chemist from Germany.
  • Curt Ackermann is a Actor from Germany.
  • Curt Adam is a Ophthalmologist from Germany.
  • Curt Agge is a Artist from Sweden.
  • Curt Agthe is a Painter from Germany.
  • Curt Alexander is a Screenwriter from Germany.
  • Curt Alexander Edelmann is a Metallurgist from Germany.
  • Curt Alexander von Schönberg
    Curt Alexander von Schönberg is a Civil_service from Germany.
  • Curt Alfons Haniel is a Geologist from Germany.
  • Curt Altmann is a Merchant from Germany.
  • Curt Anderson is a Lawyer from US.
  • Curt Anderson (musician)
    Curt Anderson (musician) is a Songwriter from US.
  • Curt Andersson is a Sport from Sweden.
  • Curt Andersson is a Writer from Sweden.
  • Curt Andstén
    Curt Andstén is a Skipper from Finland.
  • Curt Angur is a Lawyer from Sweden.
  • Curt Angur (friidrottare)
    Curt Angur (friidrottare) is a Athletic from Sweden.
  • Curt Apduhan is a Cinema from US.
  • Curt Appelgren is a Actor from Sweden.
  • Curt Apsey is a Football.
  • Curt Asker is a Artist from Sweden.
  • Curt August Gehlert is a Education from Germany.
  • Curt Baake is a Politician from Germany.
  • Curt Backeberg is a Botanist from Germany.
  • Curt Bader is a Canoe from US.
  • Curt Badinski is a Militar from Germany.
  • Curt Baerensprung is a Physician from Germany.
  • Curt Baham is a Football from US.
  • Curt Balan is a Kirche from Germany.
  • Curt Baller is a Politician from Germany.
  • Curt Barclay is a Baseball from US.
  • Curt Barleben is a Soldier from Germany.
  • Curt Becker (Politiker, 1905)
    Curt Becker (Politiker, 1905) is a Politician from Germany.
  • Curt Becker (Politiker, 1936)
    Curt Becker (Politiker, 1936) is a Politician from Germany.
  • Curt Becker (Rechtsanwalt)
    Curt Becker (Rechtsanwalt) is a Lawyer from Germany.
  • Curt Becker (Regisseur)
    Curt Becker (Regisseur) is a Drama from Germany.
  • Curt Beckmann is a Sculptor from Germany.
  • Curt Beilschmidt is a Composer from Germany.
  • Curt Bejach is a Internist from Germany.
  • Curt Benckert is a Player from Sweden.
  • Curt Bennett is a Hockey from US.
  • Curt Bentzin is a Business from Germany.
  • Curt Berg is a Writer from Sweden.
  • Curt Bergfors is a Business from Sweden.
  • Curt Bergmann is a Player from Germany.
  • Curt Bergsten is a Football from Sweden.
  • Curt Bernard is a Baseball from US.
  • Curt Bernd Sucher is a Writer from Germany.
  • Curt Biegler is a Politician from Germany.

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