♂ Name Knut – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Knut

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Knut is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Knut

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”.

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