Courtney

Courtney - A very unique female name



  Dec 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Courtney, meaning short nose, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #966. 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 girl name Courtney was given to 600 baby girls in 2012, ranking #478 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,355 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Courtney peaked in popularity 29 years ago in 1990 on position 17.



Famous with this name

Jai Courtney
Courtney Kemp Agboh
Courtney Taylor


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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 North Dakota at position #224 - and is the least popular in California at position #700.

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 / Courtnie / Courtnee / Courteney / Courtenay / Cortnie / Courtni / Chardonnay / Cortni / Cortnee /

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
2012478
2011420
2010357
2009308
2008269
2007233
2006191
2005157
2004121
2003103
200288
200173
200058
199944
199839
199728
199621
199517
199422
199320
199221
199119
199017
198921
198824
198733
198635
198543
198445
198344
198243
198143
198048
197971
197868
197776
197676
1975102
1974123
1973291
1972336
1971317
1970332
1969336
1968342
1967383
1966490
1965628
1964682
1963842
1962861
19611076
19601530
19591432
19581460
19571673
19562155
19551386
19541355
19511581
19501528
19441697
19401358
19391458
19341602
19201822
19191603
19141256
1911966

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota224
Oklahoma290
Michigan306
Connecticut313
Pennsylvania314
Ohio344
South Carolina364
Florida370
Minnesota387
Iowa397
Kentucky397
North Carolina417
Illinois431
Virginia432
Massachusetts443
Missouri446
Maryland452
Georgia468
Alabama471
New York477
Tennessee498
Arizona502
New Jersey505
Indiana506
Wisconsin526
Colorado537
Nevada603
Louisiana607
Utah609
Mississippi619
Arkansas627
Washington650
Texas684
California700

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 female 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
1990
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Courtney
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,355
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +600

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