Canute Origin and Meaning

The name Canute is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "knot".

More familiar in its K forms, where it's associated with football legend Knute Rockne, Canute has a tough, macho image.

Famous People Named Canute

  • Saint Canute LavardDanish prince
  • Canute I (or Cnut or Harthacnut)King of Denmark
  • Canute II (or Cnut) "the Great" King of England, Denmark, and Norway
  • Canute III (or Harthacnut)King of England and Denmark
  • Canute IKing of Sweden
  • Canute II the TallKing of Sweden
  • Knut Rognald "Canute" Matsonformer Chicago sheriff