Name
KIT

Name KIT

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 3,086 births of Kit in the countries below, which represents an average of 22 births of children bearing the first name Kit per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 378 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Kit   
In Italiano Nome Kit   
Variation : Kitty


Information about the first name Kit

The first name Kit has been assigned to:
86.58% to boys
13.42% to girls
The country where the first name Kit is the most common is:
GB United Kingdom
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Kit in Japanese *

Romajikitto
Katakanaキット
Hiraganaきっと
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Kit in Japanese
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Kit in sign language

Kit in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Kit

US English
Etymology src :
  • A short form of kitten. From the 16th century (spelled kytte, kitt).
  • From the 19th century also extended to other young animals (mink, fox, muskrat, etc.), and to a species of small fox ("kit-fox"). Later usage (for other animals) perhaps influenced by chit.
Etymology src :
  • 16th century, perhaps from cithara.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from German kitte, kütte (circa 1880).
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • kit (third-person singular simple present kits, present participle kitting, simple past and past participle kitted)
  • (transitive) To assemble or collect something into kits or sets or to give somebody a kit. See also kit out and other derived phrases.
  • We need to kit the parts for the assembly by Friday, so that manufacturing can build the tool.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit (plural kits)
  • A kitten (young cat).
  • A kit fox.
  • A young skunk.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit (plural kits)
  • Synonym of kit violin
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  • A dancing master's kit.
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  • Prince Turveydrop then tinkled the strings of his kit with his fingers, and the young ladies stood up to dance.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit (plural kits)
  • A school of pigeons, especially domesticated, trained pigeons.
Anagrams src :
  • ITK, ikt, tik
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt
Proper noun src :
  • Kit
  • A diminutive of the male given name Christopher.
  • A diminutive of the female given name Katherine and related female given names.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Kit Carson County
General
Anagrams src :
  • ITK, ikt, tik
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • From English kit
Noun src :
  • kit m (plural kits)
  • kit
  • Synonym: equipo (kit)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈkit/, [ˈkit̪]
HU Hungarian
Etymology src :
  • ki +‎ -t
Pronoun src :
  • kit
  • accusative singular of ki
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ ˈkit]
  • Hyphenation: kit
Polish
Etymology src :
  • From German Kitt.
Etymology src :
  • See the etymology of the main entry.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit m inan
  • putty (form of cement)
  • (slang) lie
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit f
  • genitive plural of kita
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kʲit/
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English kit.
Noun src :
  • kit m (plural kits)
  • kit (collection of items needed for a specific purpose)
  • kit (collection of parts sold for the buyer to assemble)
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkit͡ʃ/
  • Homophone: kitsch
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • kit gay
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (collection of items for a specific purpose): jogo
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • Of unknown origin. Possibly borrowed from the dialectal German Kietze (“carrying basket”), from Proto-Germanic *kitjō-. The German word has also appeared as Kötze, from Middle High German *kœzze, from Proto-Germanic *kut-, which would be related to the root of kot (“ramshackle house”), itself of non-Indo-European origin.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from German Kitt.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English kit.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit f (plural kitten, diminutive kitje n)
  • metal can, used mainly for coal
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit f or n (uncountable)
  • sealant
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit m (plural kits, diminutive kitje n)
  • set of tools
Anagrams src :
  • tik
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -ɪt
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From German Kitt (“putty”).
Etymology src :
  • From English kit (1980).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit n (singular definite kittet, not used in plural form)
  • putty
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • kit n (singular definite kittet, plural indefinite kit or kits)
  • kit
 

Popularity of the name Kit

Number of KIT births per year

Total births of Kit by country

Births with the first name Kit
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
1,940
57
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
608
169
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
2
150
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
22
18
SESweden
1998 - 2019
29
6
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
23
10
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
13
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
12
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
12
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
6
3
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
4
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
1
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
1
0

Total births of Kit by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Kit
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
291
3
USUnited State of America
2019
31
18
NZNew Zealand
2019
12
0
ABAlberta
2019
4
3
ONOntario
2018
6
0
IEIreland
2019
5
0
SESweden
2019
5
0

Comments on the name Kit

Personalities with the first name Kit

There are 8 personalities with the first name Kit


Kit Carson
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United states of america
Military officer Explorer


Kit Bond
src

United states of america
Lawyer Politician


Kit Symons
src

United kingdom
Association football manager Association football player


Kit West
src

United kingdom
Visual effects supervisor


Kit Armstrong
src

United states of america
Composer Pianist


Kit Pedler
src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Physician writer Ophthalmologist Science fiction writer


Kit Reed
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United states of america
Writer Novelist Science fiction writer


Kit Malthouse
src

United kingdom
Businessperson Politician



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Kit

There are 259 actors and actresses with the first name Kit
Kit Connor
Kit Thompson
Kit Brennan
Kit Dezolt
Kit Brookman
Kit Weyman
Kit Harington
Kit Lee
Kit Williamson
Kit Paquin
Kit Cope
Kit Mcdee
Kit Chan
Kit Hoover
Kit Ying Lam
Kit Hesketh-Harvey
Kit Hollerbach
Kit Gwin
Kit Eichler
Kit Goetz
Kit Mcdonough
Kit Gleave
Kit Culkin
Kit Taylor
Kit Terrington
Kit West
Kit Denton
Kit Wain
Kit Carson
Kit Guard

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Kit
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Kit

Rankings of first name KIT by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#179GB United Kingdom2019
#384NZ New Zealand2019
#582IE Ireland2019
#893AB Alberta2019
#972SE Sweden2019
#1290ON Ontario2018
#2010US United State of America2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#1285AB Alberta2019
#3011US United State of America2019
#6785GB United Kingdom2019






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