What does the name Kit mean? Find out below.
"Kit" is a name of American origin, and it means "Nickname for Katherine or Christopher". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Etymology: See Kitten
Etymology: Gf. AS. cytere harp, L. cithara. Cf. Guitar
Etymology: Cf. D. kit a large bottle, OD. kitte beaker, decanter
English from the 14th century, from Middle Dutch kitte (“a wooden vessel made of hooped staves”). Related to Dutch kit "tankard". The further etymology is unknown.
The transfer of meaning to the contents of a soldier's knapsack dates to the late 18th century, extended use of any collection of necessaries used for travelling dates to the first half of the 19th century. The further widening of the sense to a collection of parts sold for the buyer to assemble emerges in US English in the mid 20th century.
A short form of kitten. From the 16th century (spelled kytte, kitt). From the 19th century also extended to other young animals (mink, fox, muskrat, etc.), and to a species of small fox ("kit-fox").
16th century, perhaps from cithara
Borrowing from German kitte, kütte (ca. 1880).
kit was also found in the following language(s): Crimean Tatar, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Jehai, Lojban, Polish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Spanish, Tok Pisin, and Turkmen
Kit Harington is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2008. Kit was given the name Christopher Catesby Harington on December 26th, 1986 in London. Kit is also known as Christopher Harington.
Kit Carson was a mountain man, frontiersman, guide, indian agent, united states army officer, and frontier. Kit was born on December 24th, 1809 in Richmond, Kentucky. He left this life on May 23rd, 1868.
Kit Culkin is an actor and manager. Kit was given the name Christopher Cornelius Culkin on December 6th, 1944 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Her career lasted from 1995 to 1995. Kit was given the name Catherine Hoover on July 29th, 1970 in Atlanta.
Kit Bond is a senator. He was most active from 1987 to 2011. Kit was given the name Christopher Samuel Bond on March 6th, 1939 in St. Louis.
Kit Williamson is an actor. Kit was born on November 13th, 1985 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Kit is also known as Robert Chapman Williamson, Williamson, and Robert Chapman.
Barys Kit is a in the fields of mathematics, astronautics, chemistry, and physics etc.. Barys was born on April 6th, 1910 in Saint Petersburg.
Wong was born in 1944. Wong is also known as Wong Kiew Kit.
Jack Ah Kit is a Member of the Parliament of the Northern Territory for Arnhem. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2005. Jack was given the name John Leonard Ah Kit on July 22nd, 1950 in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. Jack is also known as Ah Kit and Jack (nickname).
Lee Kit is a in the fields of visual arts, painting, video, and sculpture. Lee was born in 1978 in Hong Kong.
Daniel-Leon Kit is an entertainer/performer, writer, and songwriter. He has been prominent since 2002. Daniel-Leon was given the name Daniel Leon Kit Walker on June 14th, 1998. Daniel-Leon is also known as Daniel-Leon and Daniel-Leon Kit Armstrong Hackett-Walker.
Leung Hing Kit is a soccer player for the South China AA, Hong Kong C Team, Hong Kong 08, Hong Kong Rangers FC, Hong Kong national under-23 football team, and Hong Kong national football team. Leung was born on October 22nd, 1989. Leung is also known as 梁興傑 (Chinese).
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born|
|█||Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander||38.36%||4.85%|
|█||American Indian and Alaska Native||0.00%||0.69%|
|█||Two or More Ethnicities||2.20%||1.76%|
|█||Hispanic or Latino||0.00%||16.26%|
People with the last name Kit are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander