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Meaning and name origin
Kit \kit\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kit), is pronounced kit. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kit is "bearing Christ". Nickname for Christopher before Chris was used. Christopher Columbus named the Caribbean island of Saint Kitts for himself and Saint Christopher, the patron of travelers. Frontiersman Kit Carson.
Kit has 1 variant form: Kitt.
For more information, see also the related boy name Christian.
Kit is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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