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Popularity
279k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Courtney

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: A French Dynasty Name
  • #256 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Courtney" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1881660
1882550
1883770
1884505
18851385
1887660
18881459
188911011
1890660
1891909
1892660
1894808
18951587
18961358
18971486
18981257
18991688
1900201010
1901909
1902505
19031569
1904707
190511110
1906660
1907808
190811011
190916115
191019811
19111495
191232923
191332923
1914441826
1915551144
1916541836
191745936
1918551144
1919681850
1920702248
1921541638
1922631548
192357948
1924661650
1925631350
1926641747
1927561442
1928551540
1929671057
1930521438
193158058
1932501337
193331031
1934501337
193551843
1936441133
1937561244
1938651649
1939431528
1940511635
1941592534
1942772156
1943822557
19441003268
19451043074
1946933063
19471304189
19481204575
19491153877
19501023864
19511153877
19521143579
19531043074
19541284187
19551224874
19561203585
19571285276
19581497178
19591416180
196017862116
1961242101141
1962252152100
1963311163148
1964382236146
1965437253184
1966571372199
1967741562179
1968834649185
1969905699206
1970993783210
19711,060835225
1972878672206
19731,035815220
19742,7062,335371
19753,1822,773409
19764,1603,620540#76 girl name
19774,6053,808797#76 girl name
19784,8134,035778#68 girl name
19795,1244,324800#71 girl name
19806,4755,615860#48 girl name
19817,3766,640736#43 girl name
19827,8577,094763#43 girl name
19837,4536,746707#44 girl name
19847,9217,148773#46 girl name
19858,2687,534734#43 girl name
19869,8979,119778#35 girl name
19879,6638,905758#33 girl name
198812,88612,043843#24 girl name
198914,24613,452794#21 girl name
199016,05215,377675#17 girl name
199113,97713,442535#19 girl name
199213,02112,602419#21 girl name
199312,94412,574370#20 girl name
199412,34512,019326#22 girl name
199513,04612,771275#17 girl name
199611,59611,343253#21 girl name
19979,2809,036244#28 girl name
19987,7887,554234#39 girl name
19996,7486,557191#44 girl name
20005,4245,239185#59 girl name
20014,3474,173174#73 girl name
20023,7223,579143#88 girl name
20033,4783,344134
20042,9052,762143
20052,3362,195141
20062,0011,832169
20071,6691,514155
20081,4081,261147
20091,1961,059137
20101,025899126
2011880751129
2012772636136
2013675553122
2014544412132

Want to know about the populiarty of Courtney? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 278,591 babies born with the name Courtney in the United States. That's more than enough Courtneies to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Courtney" was in 1990 with a total of 15,377 babies. (That's a lot of baby Courtneies)

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Courtney" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 127 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 7,921 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Courtney" mean?

Courtney (English): A French Dynasty Name

The name "Courtney" is of English origin and it means "A French Dynasty Name". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

R is for rational, the way you think.

T is for time, you give to friends.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yentruoc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yoertucn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Courtney popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Courtney in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Courtney

Courtney Love

Courtney Love is a singer, songwriter, musician, and actress specializing in alternative rock, grunge, punk rock, and power pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Courtney was born in 1964 as Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Courtney Thorne-Smith

Courtney Thorne-Smith is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to 2015. Courtney was born in 1968 in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Courtney was born in 1960 as Courtney Bernard Vance in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Courtney Jines

Courtney Jines is an actress and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Courtney was born in 1992 as Courtney Elizabeth Jines in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.

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Courtney Peldon

Courtney Peldon is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Courtney was born in 1981 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Courtney Webb

Courtney was born in 1988.

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Past life for Courtney born May 21, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Name poster for Courtney

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