Given Name KNUT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KNOOT (German)  [details]

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.
VARIANTS: Knute (Norwegian), Knud (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Knútr (Ancient Scandinavian), Canute, Cnut (History)
USER SUBMISSION: Knút

Categories

authors, kings, princes, Winx Club characters
Entry updated December 3, 2014