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Origin and popularity of the name CURTIN

Origin

Curtin : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cruitín ‘son of Cruitín’ a byname for a hunchback (see McCurtain).2: English (of Norman origin): from a diminutive of Old French curt ‘short’. Compare Court 2.3: Possibly also French: variant of Courtin a derivative of Court. It is very rare in France.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 5,400 individuals with the name CURTIN on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name CURTIN

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