Kurt

Kurt - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kurt, meaning courteous, polite, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1055. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kurt and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kurt? 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 Kurt. The baby boy name Kurt was given to 50 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1610 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 32,821 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kurt peaked in popularity 55 years ago in 1964 on position 109.



Famous with this name

Kurt Russell
Kurt Johnstad
Kurt Gro▀kurth


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Kurt is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kurt is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #691 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,140.

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 Kurt is where you live.


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Kurt origin and meaning

Kurt is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means courteous, polite. To see famous people named Kurt, pop culture references for the name Kurt and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kurt

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

Kirt / Kordae / Kreed / Kort / Korde /

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
20121610
20111503
20101475
20091377
20081413
20071253
20061116
20051025
2004803
2003783
2002673
2001690
2000615
1999592
1998553
1997502
1996466
1995425
1994409
1993398
1992353
1991331
1990273
1989260
1988233
1987230
1986226
1985227
1984231
1983229
1982209
1981213
1980187
1979193
1978208
1977202
1976210
1975201
1974183
1973186
1972164
1971155
1970149
1969132
1968123
1967113
1966110
1965112
1964109
1963116
1962121
1961129
1960130
1959129
1958134
1957141
1956137
1955151
1954168
1953178
1952181
1951213
1950236
1949253
1948302
1947302
1946335
1945369
1944340
1943361
1942369
1941418
1940405
1939475
1938486
1937476
1936540
1935590
1934659
1933859
1932777
1931876
1930680
1929760
1928833
19271228
1926940
1925962
19241095
19231123
19221276
19211883
19191813
19181232
19171330
19161671
19151055
1914997
19131055

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland691
Missouri696
Pennsylvania817
New York1175
Texas1340
California2140

Even more about Kurt


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 Kurt 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 Kurt?

1 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
1964
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kurt
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 32,821
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +50

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