Origin of Courtneyfrom British surname Courtney, after Courtenay, town in France
- A surname.
- A male given name transferred from the surname.
- A female given name popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.
Variant of Courtenay, an aristocratic Norman surname derived from place names in Normandy, Latin Curtenus, a personal name from curtus "short" + -ācum, locative case = "domain of Curtenus".