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.