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Kit (girl)

What does Kit mean?

Kit Pronunciation of Kit as a name for girls (also used more commonly as boys' name Kit) is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the name Kit means "pure; follower of Christ". Kit is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kit is also a variant of Christina (Latin). Kit is also used as a form of Katherine (Greek), and a form of Kitty.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Kate, Kat, Kait, Cate, Cat, Cait

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CATHERINE, CHRISTINA, KATHERINE, KITTY Caity, Cath, Cati, Cato, Caty, Cay, Cris, Ina, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Kari, Karin, Kas, Kasia, Kass, Kata, Katee, Katey, Katha, Kathi, Kathy, Kati, Katia, Katie, Katka, Katla, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kitlyn, Kittee, Kittey, Kitti, Kittie, Kris, Krista, Kristi, Kristy, Rina, Tina, Tine, Tiny



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How popular is Kit?

Kit is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3374 out of 4276, Top 79%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#72466 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kit was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1628 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kit name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kit outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Kit rated in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#112 LAST YEAR), Catherine (#204), Kate (#285), Christina (#439), Katie (#449), Kari (#1569), Tina (#1684), Katy (#1790), Katia (#1832), Kitty, Kristi, Kris, Krista, Kristy, Rina, Kittie, Cate, Kaye, Kay, Katya, Kati, Kathy, Kathi, Katey, Karin, Ina, Cris and Tiny. Usage of these relations of Kit was widespread among parents 48 years ago (MEDIAN #1026) and has become significantly lower since (#1667, 85.8%), with forms like Krista becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kit, Cate, Catherine, Christina, Cris in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ina, Kari, Karin, Kate, Katey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Kathi, Kathy, Kati, Katia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katie, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kittie, Kitty, Kris, Krista, Kristi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristy, Rina, Tina, Tiny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Christina, Karin, Kate, Katherine, Katie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kit is alike in pronunciation to Kaite and Katt. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bit, Kia and Kim. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kit.

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