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Origin: French
Meaning: Courteous

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Curtis

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Curtis in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Curtis:

  • Records indicate that 255,091 boys in the United States have been named Curtis since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1962, when 5,568 people in the U.S. were given the name Curtis. Those people are now 58 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Curtis

    67% Approval Rating
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      4 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Curtis. I heard that it is French for curteous." Dec. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Curtis. For a long time I thought I was the only Curtis out there. Its not a very popular name, so when I hear it being called in public I think its me. And when I meet another Curtis its kind of a short celebratory experience. I really like my name." Sep. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i know quite a few people with the name Curtis...i like it" Feb. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "solid name, not many boys have it anymore, which makes it even better" Dec. 12, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "Never met a good person named Curtis and it sounds like curdle" Jun. 9, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husbands name is Curtis. He has never liked his name. Neither do I." Apr. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      3 Neutral Comments

  • "Curtis is a great name for a strong man that know what he wants in life. He has done well in life." Apr. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my husband's name. He is 24 and quite a hunk! He was named after his granddaddy. This is definately an old school name that you don't hear that often, which I think is a good thing." Jul. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My friends name is Curtis and he's also a sweet guy." Dec. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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