English, diminutive of Katherine

Kit Origin and Meaning

The name Kit is a girl's name of English origin meaning "pure".
Kit is a crisp, old-time British-accented unisex nickname that sounds fresh and modern today. Kitty is another so-retro-it's-cool nickname.

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Famous People Named Kit

  • Catherine "Kit" HooverAmerican broadcast journalist
  • Catherine "Kit" PongettiAmerican actress
  • Kit Chen (Jiéyí)Singaporean singer
  • Kathleen Margaret "Kit" PearsonCanadian novelist
  • Catherine "Kit" KleinAmerican speedskater
  • Catherine Ita "Kit" AhernIrish politician
  • Lillian Hyde "Kit" (Craig) ReedAmerican short story writer

Kit in Pop Culture

  • Kit "Kitsune" Nozawacharacter in DC Universe
  • Katherine "Kit" Tylerthe main character in The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  • Kit Snicketcharacter in Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events".
  • Margaret Mildred "Kit" Kittredgefrom the "American Girl" doll collection.
  • Kit Baileycharacter from CBC series "Heartland"
  • Kit Kellercharacter in the film 'A League of Their Own' (1992)
  • Kit Dunncharacter on TV's Backstage
  • Kit Ballardmain character in video game Blade Kitten
  • Kit De Lucacharacter in the film Pretty Woman
  • Kit McGrawcharacter on TV's Nip/Tuck
  • Kit Portercharacter on TV's The L Word
  • Katherine "Kit", character in film Failure to Launch
  • Rielle "Kit" Peddlercharacter in the Android Netrunner series
  • Kit Katchocolate bar
  • Kitterm for a young animal such as fox
  • Kit McKennacharacter in the book and film "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society"
  • Katherine "Kit" Gordymain character in 2018 movie "Down a Dark Hall"