Meaning and Origin of: Kort
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First name origins & meanings:
- German : Bold adviser
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Dutch : nickname for a short person, from Dutch kort ‘short’.
- German : from a pet form of the personal name Konrad.
- Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metonymic occupational name for a weaver or cloth dealer, from Polish or Yiddish kort ‘cord’.
- Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : nickname for a gambler, from Yiddish kort ‘card’.