What does Knute mean?
Knute /knu-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.
(male) Knuke, Knuter, ..
(female) Knune, Knuta, ..
How popular is Knute?
Knute is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Knute is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Knute for boys. Knute entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #1219 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Knute is alike in pronunciation to Nate. Other suggested similar names are Arte, Boote, Clete, Dante▲, Daunte, Donte▼, Feste, Harte, Jette, Jonte, Juste, Kade▲, Kaeto, Kaile, Kaine, Kale, Kane▲, Karle, Kasee, Kasie, Kato, Kauai, Kayde, Kaye, Kayle, Kayne, Keane, Keats, Keefe, Keene, Keith▼, Kelle, Kelten, Kendle, Kenlee, Kenlie, Kennie, Kennt, Kent▼, Kentt (see Kent), Kester, Ketti, Keye, Keyne, Kile, Kit, Kitt, Kline, Knoa, Knoll, Knox▲, Knoz, Knud, Kobe, Kobie, Kodie, Kolt, Kolten▲, Kort, Kortes, Kortez, Kruz, Kurt▼, Kwame▼, Kye, Kyle▼, Kyrie▲, Monte▼, Pete▼, Sante, Tate▲, Tayte, Waite and Wayte. These names tend to be more commonly used than Knute.