Popularity:1616
Origin:French
Meaning:courteous, polite
Traditionally a boy’s name, Curtis is a rather modern gender-neutral name with French and British origins. Meaning “courteous” and “polite,” this name is certainly blessed with a charming meaning. Perhaps courteous isn’t such a shock as the two sound very similar. There have been many famous bearers of this name including director Curtis Hanson who is known for movies such as L.A. Confidential and 8 Mile. Others worth mentioning include Curtis James Jackson III, better known as 50 Cent.

Famous People Named Curtis

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  • Jamie Lee Curtis
    Actress
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