Name: Knute

Origin and Meaning of the Name Knute

  • Meaning:
    Knot
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (knoot)
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Miscellaneous Info for Knute

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  • Used in:
    Danish and Norwegian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A variant of Knut, a name derived from the Old Norse Knutr "knot". This name was borne by the Danish King Knut, known in the English-speaking world as Canute the Great. He ruled Denmark and Norway and was also the first Danish king of England

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