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What does Cnut mean?

Cnut Pronunciation of Cnut [cnut] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian origin, and Cnut means "knot". Cnut is a version of Canute (Scandinavian). Cnut is also a form of Knute (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian.


Cnut has 1 variant: Knut.

Creative forms:
(male) Caut, Ganut, ..


Middle name pairings:
Cnut Trystan (C.T.), ..

How popular is Cnut?

Cnut is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Cnut is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Knute is the only popular alternative form of Cnut (not in Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Cnut reached its peak 125 years ago (#1267). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Knute in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cnut and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cnut is pronounced similarly to Nat. Other recommended names are Chet, Colt, Cort, Court, Cruz and Curt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cnut.