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Meaning

The name Curtis has the following meaning:

One who is courteous and polite.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Curtis is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 303 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Curtis fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 12 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 393 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Curtis in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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Pronunciation

The name Curtis is pronounced as kur-tis

Origins

Curtis originates from the French language.

See other suggested French boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Curtis and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Curtis: Boys - Eloy, Girls - Aimee, Amber, Amiyah, Amya, Antoinette, Belle, Bernadette, Blanche, Carolann, Celine, Chanel, Both genders - Blaise, Chandler, Dabney, Delaney, Desire, Dior

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Curtis: Curcio, Curtell, Curtice, Curtiss (French), Curtys, Curtyss, Kurcio, Kurtell, Kurtice, Kurtis (English), Kurtiss (French), Kurtys, Kurtyss

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Curtis are: Curt

Style

We think the name Curtis should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Curtis to be: A hardworking and dependable person

In one word, you might describe Curtis as a(n) "hardworking" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Curtis (or its variants) are:

Curtis Mayfield, born on 3 June, a famous singer. Curtis Mayfield's background: This US soul legend was born in Chicago. He had his first hit, 'For Your Precious Love', when he was 16, and joined the group the Impressions, playing guitar for them for 12 years. As well as many songs, including 'Move On Up', he wrote the soundtrack for Superfly (1972).

Curtis LeMay, born on 15 November, a famous military. Curtis LeMay's background: A general in the United States Air Force and the vice presidential running mate of independent candidate George C. Wallace in 1968.

Kurt Vonnegut, born on 17 November, a famous author. Kurt Vonnegut's background: This US writer was born in Indianapolis, Indiana into a German immigrant family. His best-known book, Slaughterhouse Five (1969), is based on his experiences in the US army during the Second World War when he was imprisoned in a slaughterhouse in Dresden.
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