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Transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages as a nickname for someone who was ‘courteous’ (Old French curteis). At an early date, however, it came to be associated with Middle English curt ‘short’ + hose ‘leggings’ compare Courtney.
298th in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
259,960
to be exact
North Dakota
has the most people named Curtis per capita
1962
marked the height of its popularity
0.05%
99.95%
32%
55+
45%
30-54
15%
13-29
8%
0-12

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