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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.KNOOT German
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Meaning & History

Derived from Old Norse knútr meaning "knot". Knut was a Danish prince who defeated Æðelræd II, king of England, in the early 11th century and became the ruler of Denmark, Norway and England.
VariantsKnute Norwegian Knud Danish
Other Languages & CulturesKnútr Ancient Scandinavian Canute, Cnut History
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Images

13th-century miniature depicting Knut the Great13th-century miniature depicting Knut the Great

Categories

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Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute