Kermit Name Meaning & Origin

Kermit

Pronunciation: KER-mit (key)

Origin of the name Kermit:

Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic Diarmaid (without injunction, a freeman). The name is composed of the elements di (without) airmit (injunction).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Kermit the hermit.

Personal experiences with the name Kermit: | Edit

I very nearly named my son Kermit, just before Sesame Street became popular. I still think it's a great masculine name.

I'm glad you didn't name your son Kermit. Think about how he's be teased at school!

Nicknames for Kermit: | Edit

Kerry,Ker,Kerm,Kermie,Mitt,Mitty

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President Theodore Roosevelt had a son Kermit.

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Kermit the Frog, Ms Piggy's beloved, on Sesame Street

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