What does Knute mean?
Knute \kn(u)-te\ as a boys' 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 is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Knute is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Knute for boys. Knute has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Knud. Like Knute, this name is not commonly used.