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What does Kermit mean?

Kermit Pronunciation of Kermit [ker-mit] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kermit is "without envy". Variant of Dermot, made famous by the popular green Muppet Kermit the Frog.

Associated with: irish.


1 different relation via Dermot: Dermott.

Creative forms:
(male) Kemit, Kenmit, ..

(female) Kerlie, Kermil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kermit Isiah (K.I.), ..

How popular is Kermit?

Kermit is a very prominent first name for males (#588 out of 1220, Top 48%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kermit was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #268 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kermit name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kermit outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amit, Amrit, Benoit, Birkit, Brit, Emmit, Fermin, Germin, Gerrit, Harjit, Hermie, Hermite, Jermin, Kamil, Kari, Karim, Karli, Karlin, Karmel, Karmen, Karmi, Kearie, Kedric, Keelin, Kefir, Keiji, Keir, Keith, Kellin, Kelsie, Keltin, Kelvin, Kelvis, Kelwin, Kemp, Kenji, Kenlie, Kennet, Kennie, Kennith, Kennt, Kenrik, Kentin, Kentt (see Kent), Keoki, Keoni, Ker, Kerbie, Kern, Kernan, Kerr, Kerrey, Kerrick, Kerrie, Kershet, Kervin, Kerwin, Kerwinn, Ketil, Kettil, Kevis, Kierrin, Kirbie, Kiril, Kit, Korbin, Kori, Korrin, Kort, Kurt, Kurtis, Kwami, Kyrie, Kyril and Merit. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kermit.

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