Kit: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kit

Kit

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Katherine:

Cognate of the Greek Aikaterinē, the root of which is katharos (pure, unsullied).

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The "American Girl" character Kit actually has the given name Margaret. Her nickname Kit comes from her surname, Kittredge.

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Pet form of Katherine. (As a boy's name, it is a pet form of Christopher.)

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"American Girl" Kit Kittredge
Kit Tyler, character in the children's historical novel "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" written by Elizabeth George Speare.

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