Courtney is a unisex name that was first used in French. The name was used as both a surname and place-name and is generally understood to mean "from the court." Courtney was also used as a nickname in Old French, meaning "short nose."
Similar Names: Cordney, Corteney
Famous Courtney Names: Courteney Cox (actress), Courtney Thorne-Smith (actress)
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