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Gender: F Meaning of Kit: "pure" Origin of Kit: English, diminutive of Katherine

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.

Famous People Named Kit

Catherine "Kit" Hoover, American broadcast journalist
Kit Pongetti, American actress
Kit Chen (Jiéyí), Singaporean singer
Kathleen Margaret "Kit" Pearson, Canadian novelist
Catherine "Kit" Klein, American speedskater
Kit Reed, American short story writer

Pop Culture References for the name Kit

Katherine "Kit" Tyler, the main character in The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Kit Snicket, character in Lemony Snicket's "Series of Unfortunate Events".
Margaret Mildred "Kit" Kittredge, from the "American Girl" doll collection.
Kit Bailey, character from CBC series "Heartland"
Kit Keller, character in the film 'A League of Their Own' (1992)
Kit Dunn, character on TV's Backstage
Kit Ballard, main character in video game Blade Kitten
Kit De Luca, character in the film Pretty Woman
Kit McGraw, character on TV's Nip/Tuck
Kit Porter, character on TV's The L Word
Katherine "Kit,", character in film Failure to Launch
Rielle "Kit" Peddler, character in the Android Netrunner series
Kit Kat, chocolate bar
Kit, term for a young animal such as fox