What does Kit mean?
Kit /kit/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Kit) is pronounced kit. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kit is "bearing Christ".
Kit has 1 variant: Kitt.
Related boy name: Christian.
Kit has 31 more alternative forms via Chris, Christopher: Chris▼, Chriss, Christie, Christof, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christoph, Christophe, Christophoros, Christos, Cris, Cristobal▼, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Cristovano, Kester, Kris▼, Kriss, Kristo, Kristofel, Kristofer▼, Kristoffer▼, Kristofor, Kristoforos, Kristos, Krzysztof, Stoffel, Tobal and Topher.Kreatif forms: Kitdy, Kitte, Kokit. [more]
How popular is Kit?
Kit is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#72466 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Chris (#514 in 2014), Christian (#42), Christoffer, Christopher (#30), Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer are the popular varying forms of Kit (unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2414%, down 39.7%), with the versions Chris, Cristobal, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer falling out of style. Christian (#42) and Christopher (#30) are two of the more chic boy names here, and there is also a resurgence in birth name usage for both names. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Kit and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)