Kurt Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kurt:
A pet form of the Germanic Konrad, a derived from the Old High German Kuonrat (wise counsel), a compound name composed of the elements kuon (bold, wise) and rat (counsel).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Kurt is a masculine German given name, anglicized as Curt. Kurt is also a Turkish surname, from the Turkic word meaning "wolf".
Kurt is a given name. Its principal English variant is Curt, while others include Cord, Curd, and Kort. It originated as a short form of Curtis, Konrad (Conrad), and Kunibert. Curt also means to be Crudely Short as a word.
Its name days are November 12 (Sweden), November 26 (Norway) and September 13 (Australia).
Kurt also appears as a family name.
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Kurt Dierker, a character from the game The Saboteur
Kurt Hummel, character in the TV series Glee
Kurt von Trapp, a character in the musical The Sound of Music
Kurt Wagner (comics), also known as Nightcrawler, Marvel comic book superhero
Kurt Wallander, detective in the works of Henning Mankell
Kurt Splicer, character from the webcomic Station
Kurt Kelly, fuckboy from the amazing musical and movie 'Heathers'