name meaning: Knute \kn(u)-te\ as a boy's name is pronounced k'NOOT, noot. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Knute is "knot". Variant of Canute, the name of an 11th-century king of Denmark and England. Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne; author Knut Hamsun.
Knute has 3 variant forms: Canute, Cnut and Knut.
Baby names that sound like Knute are Knud and Nate.
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