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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Couture

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun couture
high fashion designing and dressmaking.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. High fashion designing and dressmaking

Shortening of haute couture, thus ultimately from French couture

  1. (fashion) The production of high-end, custom-made clothing

couture was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Couture

Randy Couture is a martial artist. Randy was born on June 22nd, 1963 in Everett, Washington.


Ryan was born on August 27th, 1982 in Edmonds, Washington.


Logan Couture is a hockey player for the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2009 to present. Logan was born on March 28th, 1989 in Guelph.


Thomas Couture was an artist. Thomas was born Thomas Couture on December 21st, 1815 in Senlis, Oise, France. He passed away on March 30th, 1879.


Jocelyne Couture-Nowak was a in the field of french language. Jocelyne was given the name Jocelyne M. Couture on February 17th, 1958 in Montreal. She breathed her last breath on April 16th, 2007.


Charlélie Couture is a musician. Charlélie was given the name Charles Elie Bertrand Couture on February 26th, 1956.


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Popularity of Couture as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Couture U.S.
  White 93.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Couture

People with the last name Couture are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Couture

  • How Popular is the name Couture? Couture is the 45,877th most popular name of all time. As a last name Couture was the 4,165th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Couture have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55 babies born with the first name Couture in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Couture? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Couture born? The highest recorded use of the first name Couture was in 2009 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Couture: Your name in reverse order is Erutuoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cureotu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Couture? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,508 people with the last name Couture.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Couture? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Couture as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.