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What does Knut mean?

Knut Pronunciation of Knut [knut] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of the name Knut is "knot". Knut is a variant form of Canute (Scandinavian). Knut is also a derivative of Knute (Scandinavian).

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How popular is Knut?

Knut is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Knut is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Knute is the only prominent alternative form of Knut (UNLISTED) listed in the Top 2000. This relation of Knut was favored during the years 1890-1899. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Knut is alike in pronunciation to Knight and Nat. Other suggested similar names are Kennt, Kent, Kentt (see Kent), Kit, Kitt, Knoa, Knox, Knoz, Knud, Kolt, Kort, Kruz and Kurt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Knut.