Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. KUM-fərt
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Meaning & History

From the English word comfort, ultimately from Latin confortare "to strengthen greatly", a derivative of fortis "strong". It was used as a given name after the Protestant Reformation. It is now most common in parts of English-influenced Africa.

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Entry updated April 25, 2021