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Boy Names Ending with -it

It ending baby names and what they mean, with 31 results. -it names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.1%) and is now significantly diminished, with names such as Kermit becoming somewhat outmoded. Veit (TOP 8%) and Heit (14%) are familiar -it last names.

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Amit - Kit | Kit - Yechudit

Amit - Kit


Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Comrade, friend." Adit is also a marginally favored birth name.

From Hindi. "Immortal." Uncommon, but Amrit is similar to common -it surnames Aurit (UPPER 68%), Arbit (84%).

Var. of Averett. From Old German, Old English words. "Brave, strong boar." Averad and Averis are creative variations. See also Averie.

Var. of Benedict. Source fr. Latin element. "Blessed." A rare boys' name, Benoit exists more often as a surname. See also Benet.

Form of Bennett. Derived fr. French, Latin words. .. Nowdays, used mostly as a transferred .. Outside Top 2000. See also Bennito.

Form of Birkett. Source fr. Middle English language. "Birch coastland." Not in popularity charts. See also Birkie.

Var. of Brett. Derivative of Latin element. "From Britany or Britain." Cross-gender use. Brit is rare as a baby name.

Form of Corbin. .. Variants are English surnames used as .. Compare last names Corbi (UPPER 48%), Corbin (1%).

Form of Diarmid. Based on Irish, Gaelic. "Free man." Not that popular as a baby name.


Var. of Emmet. Derived fr. Old German language. "Entire, universal." Adoption of Emmit as a baby name in 2018 was down 7.1% compared to a year ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -it names: Amit, Emmit, Gerrit, Kermit, Kit

Var. of Galbraith. Origin fr. Scottish, Gaelic words. "Foreign Briton." Not Top 2000 name.


Form of Garret. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic language. Surname derived from Gerald and Gerard .. Gerrit is common as a children's name among the variations of Garret. See also Gerrie.

Form of Gerritt. From Danish, Old German elements. "Spear ruler." Gerrit is a rare men's name. See also Garrat.

Form of Hackett. Derivative of Old French, German elements. "Little hewer (of wood)." Hackit is not in the Top 2000.

Root fr. Sikh language. "God's victory." Not in Top 2000.

Var. of Haslett. Stems fr. Old English language. "Headland with the hazel trees." Rather unusual as a baby name.

Form of Hippolytus. Derived fr. Greek word. "Freer of horses." Not in Top 2000.


Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Without envy." Less common today. Kermit was last recorded in the 1980s in the Top 2000.


Var. of Christopher. Based on Greek word. "Bearing Christ." Gender-neutral name. Kit is a rare male name, existing frequently (TOP 48%) as a last name.

Form of Christian. Derivative of Latin language. "Follower of Christ." Rare, with usage of 0.005% for Kit as a children's name in 2018. Also a girls' name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -it names for boys.

1. Amit - Kit
Amit, Amrit, Averett [Averit], Benedict [Benoit], Bennett [Benoit], Birkett [Birkit], Brett [Brit], Corbin [Corbit], Diarmid [Diarmait], Emmet [Emmit], Galbraith [Galbrait], Garret [Gerrit], Gerritt [Gerrit], Hackett [Hackit], Harjit, Haslett [Haslit], Hippolytus [Hippolit], Kermit, Christopher [Kit], Christian [Kit]

Kit, Merritt [Merit], Mohajit, Nesbit [Naisbit], Prewitt [Prewit], Ranjit, Sujay [Sujit], Tait, Tate [Tait], Tobias [Tobit], Yehudi [Yehudit, Yechudit]

Usage comparison for -it names