Popularity of the last name by country

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Origine of last name

CURTIN : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cruitín ‘son of Cruitín’ a byname for a hunchback (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/McCurtain">McCurtain</a>).2: English (of Norman origin): from a diminutive of Old French curt ‘short’. Compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Court">Court</a> 2.3: Possibly also French: variant of Courtin a derivative of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Court">Court</a>. It is very rare in France.

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