Kourtney is an alternative spelling of the more popular name Courtney. The “K” spelling was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States throughout the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s before falling off the list in 2013. However, its association with a certain reality star and the growing popularity of names that start with a “K” have given it another little boost in recent years. It could easily make the list again soon. Kourtney pairs well with a variety of middle names.
Meaning of the name Kourtney:
French: Short nose
Origin of the name Kourtney:
Kourtney is derived from Courtney, which was a French surname. The surname was derived from the French region of Courtenay. The name was adopted as an English given name in the 13th century and was used for both males and females, though it's almost exclusively used for girls these days.
Symbolism of the name Kourtney:
Kourtney could symbolize someone with a short nose, as the meaning states, or it could be a name that symbolizes your French heritage or passion for French culture. If you're a fan of the reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” or the Kardashian family, you may choose the name as a symbol of pop culture.
Style of the name Kourtney:
Gender of the name Kourtney:
Kourtney is a girl's baby name.
Pronunciation of the name Kourtney:
Number of syllables in the name Kourtney:
Emotion evoked from the name Kourtney:
The baby name Kourtney evokes images of someone who is cheerful and bubbly.
Alternative spellings for the name Kourtney:
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Popularity of the name Kourtney:
According to the Social Security Administration, Kourtney was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States between 1981 and 2013. It was most popular in 1990 when it ranked at 403, and it last ranked at number 853 in 2013.
Related names for the name Kourtney:
Great middle names for Kourtney and their meanings:
- Mia (beloved)
- Harper (harp player)
- Noelle (Christmas)
- Evelyn (life)
- Sofia (wisdom)
- Violet (purple flower)
- Lillian (God is my oath)
- Joy (happiness)
- Michelle (who is like God?)
- Pearl (smooth round bead)
Famous people with the name Kourtney:
- Kourtney Kardashian (reality TV star)
- Kourtney Hansen (actress)
- Kourtney Klein (musician)
- Kourtney Moon (reality TV star)
- Kourtney Keegan (tennis player)
- Kourtney Kunichika (hockey player)
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