Curtis - boys name

Curtis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Curtis name meaning:

The name Curtis is derived from an English surname, which in turn originated from a French place name. It is believed to have derived from the Old French word "curteis," meaning "courteous" or "polite." This suggests that the name Curtis carries connotations of kindness, good manners, and a gentle nature.

Individuals named Curtis are often described as having a calm and composed demeanor. They are known to be polite, respectful, and considerate of others. Curtis is also associated with a strong sense of loyalty and reliability, making them dependable friends and partners. People with this name are often seen as approachable and friendly, with a natural ability to make others feel comfortable in their presence.

Curtis is a name that has stood the test of time, carrying positive meanings and characteristics throughout history.

Origin: French



Unisex names

Related names

Curtis , Cortez, Curt, Kurt , Kurtis

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 790 out of 4789

41 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Curtis

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