Courtney

Courtney - A very unique male name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Courtney, meaning short nose, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #901. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Courtney and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Courtney? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Courtney. The baby boy name Courtney was given to 103 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1171 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,933 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Courtney peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1977 on position 253.



Famous with this name

Jai Courtney
Courtney Love
Courtney Eaton


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Courtney is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Courtney is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #382 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,629.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Courtney is where you live.


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Courtney origin and meaning

Courtney is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means short nose. To see famous people named Courtney, pop culture references for the name Courtney and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Courtney

We've found the following names that sound similar to Courtney, sorted by popularity.

Cortney / Cardin / Cordney / Carden / Chritian /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121171
20111296
20101195
20091159
20081136
20071085
2006986
20051071
20041093
20031141
20021019
2001870
2000825
1999782
1998693
1997651
1996646
1995617
1994554
1993529
1992488
1991415
1990354
1989304
1988272
1987283
1986275
1985280
1984267
1983288
1982273
1981283
1980257
1979262
1978256
1977253
1976327
1975390
1974398
1973518
1972542
1971560
1970567
1969530
1968571
1967585
1966560
1965608
1964640
1963692
1962765
1961676
1960739
1959873
19581017
19571030
1956831
19551285
1954871
19531156
1952921
1951938
19501008
1949859
1948949
1947752
19461115
1945887
1944967
19431116
19421175
19401495
1938927
19371512
19341550
19321174
19311041
19291105
19281748
19271213
19261759
19251160
19241650
19231766
19221622
19211346
19201166
19191707
19181500
19171465
19151560
1912901

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee382
Arkansas435
Mississippi494
Alabama509
Louisiana552
Missouri691
Minnesota718
Florida873
Georgia958
Virginia993
Texas1315
New York1629

Even more about Courtney


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Courtney a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Courtney?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1977
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Courtney
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,933
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +103

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