Courtney
Origin/Usage
French, Irish
Pronunciation
KORT-nee
Meaning
One with short nose
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Courtney most likely originates in Old French language and means "one with short nose". It was derived from an old French surname and as a surname it functions until today. Some sources also suggest its Irish origin and the meaning "descendant of Curnan". Today, it can be used as both feminine and masculine given name, the feminine one being much more popular. The famous bearer, with a slight change in spelling, is the American actress Courteney Cox.

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Cortenay, Corteney, Cortneigh, Cortney, Courtenay, Courteney, Kortney, Kortni, Kourtenay, Kourtney

Famous Courtneys

Courtney Thorne-Smith - actress
Courtney James - model
Courtney Peldon - actress
Courtney Kupets - gymnast
Courtney Ford - actress

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