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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 7 0 7
1896 9 0 9
1899 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1906 5 0 5
1908 6 0 6
1910 6 0 6
1911 12 0 12
1912 18 0 18
1913 26 0 26
1914 29 0 29
1915 45 0 45
1916 28 0 28
1917 40 0 40
1918 31 0 31
1919 28 0 28
1920 37 0 37
1921 33 0 33
1922 32 0 32
1923 47 0 47
1924 41 0 41
1925 45 0 45
1926 53 0 53
1927 45 0 45
1928 62 0 62
1929 67 0 67
1930 77 0 77
1931 56 0 56
1932 64 0 64
1933 64 0 64
1934 69 0 69
1935 92 0 92
1936 106 0 106
1937 135 0 135
1938 134 0 134
1939 143 0 143
1940 194 0 194
1941 193 0 193
1942 258 0 258
1943 296 0 296
1944 294 0 294
1945 264 0 264
1946 373 0 373
1947 535 0 535
1948 519 0 519
1949 671 0 671
1950 790 0 790
1951 940 0 940
1952 1,466 0 1,466
1953 1,516 0 1,516
1954 1,694 0 1,694
1955 1,929 0 1,929
1956 2,384 0 2,384
1957 2,426 0 2,426
1958 2,684 8 2,676
1959 2,820 6 2,814
1960 2,892 8 2,884
1961 2,822 0 2,822
1962 3,029 6 3,023
1963 3,137 9 3,128
1964 3,165 10 3,155
1965 2,893 12 2,881
1966 2,851 7 2,844
1967 2,754 7 2,747
1968 2,465 13 2,452
1969 2,298 14 2,284
1970 2,203 6 2,197
1971 1,883 9 1,874
1972 1,596 10 1,586
1973 1,246 8 1,238
1974 1,238 0 1,238
1975 1,088 0 1,088
1976 1,019 0 1,019
1977 1,119 0 1,119
1978 1,070 5 1,065
1979 1,257 7 1,250
1980 1,287 5 1,282
1981 1,170 9 1,161
1982 1,190 7 1,183
1983 979 5 974
1984 977 0 977
1985 1,022 7 1,015
1986 1,064 7 1,057
1987 1,029 6 1,023
1988 1,041 0 1,041
1989 977 5 972
1990 957 0 957
1991 744 0 744
1992 691 0 691
1993 587 0 587
1994 554 0 554
1995 537 0 537
1996 482 0 482
1997 439 0 439
1998 368 0 368
1999 334 0 334
2000 315 0 315
2001 273 0 273
2002 278 0 278
2003 244 0 244
2004 230 0 230
2005 182 0 182
2006 182 0 182
2007 157 0 157
2008 139 0 139
2009 134 0 134
2010 112 0 112
2011 111 0 111
2012 108 0 108
2013 129 0 129
2014 113 0 113
2015 121 0 121

Want to know about the popularity of the Kurt baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85,231 babies born with the name Kurt in the United States. That's more than enough Kurts to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kurt" was in 1964 with a total of 3,155 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kurts)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kurt" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 25 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 1,238 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Kurt popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kurt" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kurt as well as things modernly associated with the name Kurt such as celebrities named Kurt.

Origin and Meaning of Kurt

The name "Kurt" is of American origin, and it means "Courteous". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain is a musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist specializing in alternative rock and grunge music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to 1994. Kurt was born in 1967 as Kurt Donald Cobain in Aberdeen, Washington, U.S.

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Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1957 to present. Kurt was born in 1951 as Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is a professional wrestler. Kurt was born in 1968 as Kurt Steven Angle in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, US.

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Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch is a nascar driver. Kurt was born in 1978 as Kurt Thomas Busch in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

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Kurt Warner

Kurt Warner is a NFL player. Kurt was born in 1971 in Burlington, Iowa.

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Kurt Nilsen

Kurt Nilsen is a singer and songwriter specializing in rock/country music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Kurt was born in 1978 as Kurt Erik Kleppe Nilsen.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kurt

Kurt Cobain Montage Of Heck
Kurt Cobain Quotes
Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vile
Kurt Sutter
Kurt Metzger

Alternative Meanings

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

T is for time, you give to friends.

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

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Past life for Kurt born Dec 5, 1960

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

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 to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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