Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KUR-mit  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a rare (Americanized) Manx surname, a variant of the Irish surname Mac Diarmada, itself derived from the given name Diarmaid. This was the name of a son of Theodore Roosevelt born in 1889. He was named after a relative of his mother, Robert Kermit. The name is now associated with Kermit the Frog, a Muppet created by puppeteer Jim Henson in 1955.


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Entry updated January 21, 2022