Courtney \co(u)-rt-ney, cour-tney\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Courtney), is pronounced KORT-nee. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Courtney is "domain of Curtius". Transferred use of the surname, originally a place name from France called Courtenay. A name with upper-class connotations. Courtlyn is a contemporary variant. Actresses Courteney Cox, Courtney Love.
Courtney has 27 variant forms: Cordney, Cordni, Cortenay, Corteney, Cortland, Cortnee, Cortneigh, Cortney, Cortnie, Cortny, Courtenay, Courteneigh, Courteney, Courtland, Courtlyn, Courtnay, Courtnee, Courtnie, Courtny, Kordney, Kortney, Kortni, Kourtenay, Kourtneigh, Kourtney, Kourtnee and Kourtnie.
For more information, see also the related name Fortney.