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TypeSurname (from location)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KAWRT-nee
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Meaning & History

From the name of towns in France which were originally derivatives of the Gallo-Roman personal name Curtenus, itself derived from Latin curtus "short".

Related Names

VariantCourtney
Same SpellingCourtenay (2)
Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute