Kort Family History
Kort Name Meaning
Dutch: nickname for a short person, from Dutch kort ‘short’. German: from a pet form of the personal name Konrad. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a weaver or cloth dealer, from Polish or Yiddish kort ‘cord’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a gambler, from Yiddish kort ‘card’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press