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Kit - Meaning of Kit

What does Kit mean?

[ 1 syll. kit, ki-t ] The baby boy name Kit is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as KihT †. Kit is used chiefly in the English and Greek languages, and its origin is Latin and Old Greek.

Kit is a diminutive form of the name Christian (English, French, German, and Scandinavian) in the English language.

Kit is also a diminutive form of the name Christopher (English) in the English and Greek languages.

See also the related category greek.

Kit is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1955 with 0.004% of baby boys being given the name Kit. It ranked at #788 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is today of very modest use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Kit, Christopher was the most frequently used. Kit has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Kit include Kitt, Kade, Kaed, Kaid, Kaide, Kayd, Kayde, Keat, Keath, Keathe, Keeth, Keith, Keithe, Keyth, Keythe, Khayat, Kid, Kohde, Koit, and Kurt.

† Pronunciation for Kit: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"


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