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Pronounced Pron. KIT
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of CHRISTOPHER or KATHERINE. A notable bearer was Kit Carson (1809-1868), an American frontiersman and explorer.

Related Names

DiminutivesKatey, Katie, Katy, Kaety, Katee
Other Languages & CulturesAikaterine(Ancient Greek) Katalin, Kattalin(Basque) Katsiaryna, Karyna(Belarusian) Katarin, Katell(Breton) Ekaterina, Hristofor, Hristo, Katerina, Katia, Katya(Bulgarian) Caterina(Catalan) Catalina(Corsican) Katarina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Kristofor, Krsto, Tina(Croatian) Kateřina, Kryštof, Katka(Czech) Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Kristoffer, Caja, Christoffer, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja, Kris, Trine(Danish) Catharina, Christoffel, Katelijn, Katelijne, Katrien, Katrijn, Katrina, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katinka, Katja, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje(Dutch) Kadri, Katariina, Katrin, Kaia, Kaisa, Kaja, Kati, Riina, Triin, Triinu(Estonian) Katariina, Katriina, Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katja, Katri, Riina, Risto(Finnish) Catherine, Christophe, Carine, Karine(French) Nienke, Nine, Nynke(Frisian) Catarina(Galician) Ekaterine, Eka(Georgian) Christoph, Katharina, Katherina, Katrin, Katrina, Cathrin, Catrin, Ina, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katarina, Katarine, Katharine, Käthe, Kathrin, Katinka, Katja(German) Aikaterini, Christoforos, Ekaterini, Katerina, Katina, Kaiti, Keti(Greek) Kakalina, Kalena(Hawaiian) Kateri(History) Katalin, Kristóf, Krisztofer, Kata, Katalinka, Kati, Katica, Katinka, Kató, Kitti(Hungarian) Katrín, Kristófer, Karen(Icelandic) Caitlín, Caitlin, Caitríona, Cathleen, Catriona, Críostóir, Kathleen, Cáit, Caitria, Catrina, Christie, Christy, Ríona(Irish) Caterina, Cristoforo, Catia, Katia, Katiuscia, Rina(Italian) Christophoros(Late Greek) Christophorus, Katerina(Late Roman) Katrīna, Kristaps, Karīna, Karina(Latvian) Ina(Limburgish) Kotryna, Kristupas, Katrė(Lithuanian) Ekaterina, Hristofor, Katerina, Katina, Hristo, Risto(Macedonian) Cateline(Medieval French) Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Kristoffer, Christoffer, Ina, Kaia, Kaja, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karina, Karine, Katharina, Katja(Norwegian) Catarina(Occitan) Katarzyna, Krzysztof, Karina, Kasia, Krzyś, Krzysiek(Polish) Catarina, Cristóvão, Cátia(Portuguese) Cătălina, Catina, Ecaterina, Catrinel(Romanian) Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Karina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha(Russian) Caderina(Sardinian) Caitrìona, Catriona, Catrina, Christie, Christy(Scottish) Katarina, Hristofor(Serbian) Katarína, Krištof, Katka(Slovak) Katarina, Krištof, Ina, Inja, Kaja, Katica, Katja(Slovene) Katarina, Kito(Sorbian) Catalina, Cristóbal, Lina(Spanish) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Katrina, Kristoffer, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Christoffer, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja(Swedish) Kateryna, Karyna, Katia, Katya(Ukrainian) Catrin, Cadi(Welsh)

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