Curtis

Curtis comes from an English surname meaning “courteous” from Old French corteis which is derived from Latin court (court).

Curtis is also the Anglicized form of Hungarian surname Kertész meaning “gardener” from kert (garden).

Nicknames: Curt

Origin: Latin, Hungarian

Variants:

  • Kurtis (English)

 

Zafir

Zafir is an Arabic male name, a variant spelling of Zafar meaning “victory, triumph, success”. It’s also a surname derived from the given name.

Spelled zafír (with the accent on the i), it becomes the Hungarian word for “sapphire”.

Origin: Arabic

Variants:

  • Zafeer
  • Zafar