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  • It is of French origin, meaning "From the court".
  • I have it as coming from three possible origins: English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Courtenay near Sens in northern France, or some other place similarly named, from the name of a Romano-Gallic landlord, Curtenus (a derivative of Latin curtus ‘short’) + the locative suffix -acum. English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone with a snub nose, from Old French c(o)urt ‘short’ + nes ‘nose’ (Latin nasus). Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Curnáin ‘descendant of Curnán’, an Old Irish personal name from a diminutive of corn ‘horn’. http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts/fact.aspx?&fid=10&fn=&ln=Courtney There was a famous de Courtenay family in England in the Middle ages, from which I (like most of England I suspect) descend. However, if this is your surname, the only way of finding out how your ancestor obtained his name would be by tracing BACK.
  • The name Courtney comes from a French dynasty, the "House of Courtenay". The origin is English. =]
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