Origins Available: German, Scottish
personal name "Konrad," a very popular name in Germany during the Middle Ages; in this instance, the name Kort would mean "son of Konrad." Alternatively, the name could derive from the Low German word "kort," meaning "short." In this instance, it is likely that the name was bestowed as a nickname upon the original bearer, probably a short person, who then passed it down to his descendants as a surname.
Early Origins of the Kort family
Early History of the Kort family
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Kort Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kort, Korte, Kört, Körte, Corte and others.
Early Notables of the Kort family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kort family to the New World and Oceana
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Kort Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Kort Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Kort (post 1700)
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