Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Bold adviser
Family name origins & meanings
- 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’.