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What does Knud mean?

Knud Pronunciation of Knud [knud] as a boys' name is of Danish origin, and the meaning of Knud is "kind".

Associated with: kind (gracious).


Creative forms:
(male) Kaud, Kenud, ..

(female) Knon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Knud Alvin (K.A.), ..

How popular is Knud?

Knud is an unusual given name for men and an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Knud has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Knud is alike in pronunciation to Ned. Other recommended names are Bud, Drud (see Andrew), Ehud, Jud, Keld, Kidd, Knoa, Knox, Knoz, Knut, Knute, Kord, Kruz, Laud and Spud. These names tend to be more commonly used than Knud.

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