Kit Name Meaning & Origin
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.
Katherine "Kit" van Dyke from the Sue Barton series
Kit Keller, character from the 1992 film A League of Their Own
Kit Snicket, adventurer/spy and sister of the author of A Series of Unfortunate Events