Kurt


Kurt
Kurt

Kurt is a given name. Its principal English variant is Curt, while others include Cord, Curd, and Kort. It originated as a short form of Curtis, Konrad (Conrad), and Kunibert. Curt also means to be impolitely brief. The meaning of the name is: "Full of wisdom"

Its name days are November 12 (Sweden), November 26 (Norway) and September 13 (Australia).

Kurt also appears as a surname and means wolf in Turkish.

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Given name

  • Kurt Angle (born 1968), American wrestler
  • Kurt Beck (born 1949), German politician
  • Kurt Biedenkopf (born 1930), German politician
  • Kurt Browning (born 1966), Canadian figure-skater
  • Kurt Busch (born 1978), American NASCAR Driver
  • Kurt Cobain (1967-1994), American musician, member of the band Nirvana
  • Kurt Epstein (1904-75), Czechoslovakian Olympic water polo player
  • Kurt Gödel (1906-1978), German mathematician
  • Kurt Hahn (1886-1974), German educator, creator of Outward Bound
  • Kurt Hensel (1861-1941), German mathematician
  • Kurt James (born 1972), American musician
  • Kurt Jara (born 1950), Austrian football player and coach
  • Curd Jürgens (1915-1982), German-Austrian actor
  • Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904–1988), German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1966-1969
  • Kurt Krakowian (born 1964), Child actor
  • Kurt Krenn (born 1936), Austrian bishop
  • Kurt (Kubrat) (632–665 AD), Bulgar statesman
  • Kurt Lamm (1919–87), German-born American soccer player, coach, manager, and administrator
  • Kurt Loder (born 1945), American media correspondent
  • Kurt Masur (born 1927), German conductor
  • Kurt Nilsen (born 1978), Norwegian singer
  • Kurt Russell (born 1951), American actor
  • Curt Schilling (born 1966), American baseball player
  • Kurt von Schleicher (1882-1934), German general and politician, Chancellor of Germany 1932-1933
  • Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948), German painter
  • Kurt Sinette (born 1974), Trinidad and Tobago boxer
  • Curt Smith (born 1961), British musician, member of Tears for Fears
  • Curt Stone (born 1922), American long-distance runner
  • Kurt Student (1890-1978), German air force general
  • Kurt Suzuki (born 1983), American baseball player
  • Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935), German journalist
  • Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007), American writer
  • Kurt Voss (born 1963), American film director
  • Kurt Waldheim (1918-2007), Austrian politician, UN Secretary General 1972-1981, convicted Nazi war criminal.
  • Kurt Warburton, English mixed martial arts fighter
  • Kurt Warner (born 1971), American football player
  • Kurt Weill (1900-1950), German-American composer
  • Kurt Westergaard (born 1935), Danish cartoonist
  • Kurt Wolff (1887-1963), German publisher
  • Kurt Wubben (born 1972), Dutch marathon ice speed skater
  • Kurt (Kubrat), 7th century Khan of Bulgars

Surname

  • Kemal Kurt (1947-2002), author, translator and photographer
  • Seyhan Kurt, French-Turkish poet, writer and sociologist
  • Yaşar Kurt, Turkish rock artist
  • Sabahudin Kurt, Bosnian singer

Fictional characters

  • Kurt-051, character in Halo: Ghosts of Onyx
  • Kurt Hummel, character in the TV series Glee
  • Colonel Kurt Von Strohm, a character in the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!
  • Kurt Wagner (comics), also known as Nightcrawler, Marvel comic book superhero
  • Kurt Wallander, detective in the works of Henning Mankell
  • Curt Wild, character in the movie Velvet Goldmine
  • Kurt Dierker, a character from the game The Saboteur

Other meanings

  • Conrad, full of wisdom
  • Qurut, type of cheese popular in Central Asia

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  • Kurt — ist ein verbreiteter männlicher Vorname. Varianten sind: Cord, Curd, Curt (engl.) Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 3 Berühmte Namensträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kurt — est un prénom d origine germanique puis anglaise. Sa principale variante en anglais est Curt, on trouve aussi Cord, Curd, ou Kort. C est à l origine un diminutif de Curtis, Konrad (Conrad), et Kunibert. Son jour de fête est le 12 novembre (Suède) …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Kurt — hace referencia a: Kurt Cobain, cantante, compositor, y guitarrista de la banda de rock Nirvana; Kurt Angle, luchador profesional de la promoción TNA Kurt Lewin, psicólogo alemán; Kurt Waldheim, diplomático y político austriaco. Esta pá …   Wikipedia Español

  • kurt — interj. apie slankos balsą: Slanka lėkdama sako: kurt kurt kurt Rt …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Kurt [2] — Kurt, Dynastie des Moluk Kurt, die in Asien nach den Modhafferiern 130 Jahre durch 8 Fürsten geherrscht hat. Hauptstadt war Schiras, der Anfang ihrer Regierung fällt in die zweite Hälfte des 15. Jahrh …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kurt — Kurt, Kurd Kurzform von → Konrad (Bedeutung: kühner Ratgeber). Traditioneller Name, in Deutschland im frühen 20. Jahrhundert sehr beliebt. Namensträger: Kurt Tucholsky, deutscher Schriftsteller …   Deutsch namen

  • Kurt — Surtout porté en Moselle (variante : Kurth), c est une forme courte du nom de personne germanique Konrad. Le nom Kurt peut aussi être d origine turque. Dans ce cas, c est un nom de personne signifiant loup …   Noms de famille

  • Kurt [1] — Kurt, altdeutscher Name für Konrad …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kurt — ist nach Pierer und Fleischner so viel als Konrad …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon


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