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Meaning and name origin

Knute \kn(u)-te\ as a boy's name is pronounced k'NOOT, noot. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Knute is "knot". Variant of Canute, the name of an 11th-century king of Denmark and England. Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne; author Knut Hamsun.

Knute has 3 variant forms: Canute, Cnut and Knut.

A suggested similar baby name is Knud.


Knute 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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