Other Origin(s):British, Dutch, Spanish, Yiddish
Meaning:courtier, court attendant; brave
Cort is a boy’s name with multiple meanings and origins. It may be a variant of the German name Kort, a shortened form of Konrad, which means “brave counsel.” If you’re hoping baby will grow up to be both wise and courageous, this could be the perfect name for them! In Dutch, Kort is a nickname deriving from the word kort, meaning “short,” and it’s also an Eastern Ashkenazi Jewish nickname for a gambler. It may also be related to the Catalan surname Cort, an occupational name for someone working in a manorial court, or the English surname Court. This short, simple name has a timeless feel to it, ensuring baby’s name will never go out of fashion.
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