Kurt name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kurt mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Kurt

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Wisconsin, U.S., the name Kurt is of Turkish / German origin and means "Wolf".
  2. According to a user from Turkey, the name Kurt is of Turkish origin and means "is wolf. It is very old Turkish name".
  3. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Kurt means "Kurt Cobain (1967-94) An American guitarist and singer. He started the band Nirvana and was the one who though of 1991's Smells Like Teen Spirit" and is of American origin.
  4. According to a user from Illinois, U.S., the name Kurt is of German origin and means "Wise giant, genius".
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From German Kurt.

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages borrowed from German, a contracted form of Konrad.

Kurt was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, German, Norwegian, Swedish, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Kurt

Notable Persons Named Kurt

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1962. Kurt was given the name Kurt Vogel Russell by his parent Bing Russell on March 17th, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain was a musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and visual artist. Kurt was given the name Kurt Donald Cobain on February 20th, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington, United States. He died on April 5th, 1994.

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is a wrestler. Kurt was born on December 9th, 1968 in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut was a science fiction, satire, and gallows humor writer. Kurt was given the name Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. on November 11th, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He passed away on April 11th, 2007.

Kurt Warner

Kurt Warner is a football player. Kurt was born on June 22nd, 1971 in Burlington, Iowa.

Kurt Gödel

Kurt Gödel was a scientist in the fields of mathematics and mathematical logic. Kurt was given the name Kurt Friedrich Gödel on April 28th, 1906 in Brünn, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on January 14th, 1978.

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    President of Austria
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    Soccer Player
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    Military Person
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kurt

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kurt

Sinan Kurt

Sinan Kurt is a soccer player for the Hertha BSC, Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach II, FC Bayern Munich II, and Germany national youth football team. Sinan was born on July 23rd, 1996 in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

Elvira Kurt

Elvira Kurt is a comedian. Elvira was born on December 9th, 1961.

KutMasta Kurt

KutMasta Kurt is a hip hop music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to 1989.

Yasar Kurt

Yasar Kurt is a rock music singer-songwriter. Yasar was born on August 16th, 1968.

Okan Kurt

Okan Kurt is a soccer player for the FC St. Pauli, SC Concordia von 1907, and Turkey national youth football team. Okan was born on January 11th, 1995 in Hamburg, Germany.

Mehmet Kurt

Mehmet was born on January 1st, 1947.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kurt U.S.
  White 90.01% 64.26%
  African American 2.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kurt

People with the last name Kurt are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kurt

  • What name lists does Kurt rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kurt? Kurt is the 726th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kurt was the 18,078th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kurt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85,637 babies born with the first name Kurt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kurt to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kurt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kurt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kurt is Sunday, November 23rd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Kurt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kurt was in 1964 with a total of 3,157 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kurt!
  • Random Kurt Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kurt ranks 110th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Kurt: The name spelled backwards is Truk. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Urtk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kurt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,542 people with the last name Kurt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kurt? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kurt as their last name since less than 1 person in 192k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Kurt name meaning

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