Male

Knut

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.

Origin: uncertain

Meaning: “knot”

Usage: Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, German

Variants:

  • Knute (German, Norwegian)
  • Knútr (Old Norse)
  • Knud (Danish)
  • Canute (anglicized form of Knute)
  • Cnut (anglicized form of Knut)

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