Courtney girl

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Old English: Courtly; courteous
  2. English: From the court; dignified

First name variations: Courteney, Courtenay, Cortney, Cortie, Cordney, Cordni, Cortenay, Corteney, Cortland, Cortnee, Cortneigh, Courteneigh, Courtland, Courtlyn, Courtnay, Courtnee, Courtnie, Courtny, Kordney, Kortney, Kortni, Kourtenay, Kourtneigh, Kourtney, Kourtnee, Kourtnie, Kortnee, Kortni, Kourtny, Kourtnie, Kourtney

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Courtenay near Sens in northern France, or some other place similarly named, from the name of a Romano-Gallic landlord, Curtenus (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -acum.
  2. English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone with a snub nose, from Old French c(o)urt ‘short’ + nes ‘nose’ (Latin nasus).
  3. Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Curnáin ‘descendant of Curnán’, an Old Irish personal name from a diminutive of corn ‘horn’.

Famous people with this first name: Courtney Cox-Arquette, Courtney Love

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood

This name appears in the following lists: Before They Were Famous - Name Changers

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