Knute Origin and Meaning

The name Knute is a boy's name of Scandinavian, Norse origin meaning "knot".

A strong, powerful choice, ancestor of the modern Superboy Names. Knut is the name of the patron saint of Denmark; Knute Rockne was a legendary Notre Dame football coach. Knute is the middle name of Jessica Simpson's son Ace, in honor of his paternal great-grandfather.

# 874 in the US

Knute Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Knute

  • Knute RockneAmerican football player and coach
  • Knute NelsonU.S. Congressman, senator and governor of Minnesota
  • Knute HillU.S. Congressman from Washington
  • Ace Knute Johnson (b. 2013)son of Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson

Knute in Pop Culture

  • Knutecharacter in newspaper comic strip "Luann"