Name Knut Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Knut


Knut is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Knut?

Knut is a name of Old High German and Danish origin and was common in the Nordic and Northern German regions since the Middle Ages.

What does the name Knut mean?

Knut means “knot” (from Old Norse “knútr” or ancient Swedish “knot”), “free” and “noble” (from Old High German “chnot”) or “daring” and “audacious” (from Old High German “chnuz”). In Danish, Knut means “log of wood”.

Pronunciation of Knut

Variants of the name Knut


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Popularity of the name Knut

The name Knut is ranked #2341 overall.

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