Meaning and Origin of: Kort

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Bold adviser

Boy name variations

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’.