Knut is the Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, and German male name, the modern form of Old Norse knútr meaning “knot” via Proto-Germanic *knuttô (knot) of uncertain origin.
The name is pronounced with the k sound, k-noot.
Usage: Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, German
- Knute (German, Norwegian)
- Knútr (Old Norse)
- Knud (Danish)
- Canute (anglicized form of Knute)
- Cnut (anglicized form of Knut)