Knute Name Meaning & Origin
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Commonly pronounced "noot" in the US, the traditional pronunciation in Norway and by those of Norwegian descent is "knoot", with the 'k' being pronounced. An Old Norse name meaning "knot." Football great Knute Rockne used the traditional pronunciation.
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Knute Rockne: American football coach.
- Knute in song, story & screen
Film: "Knute Rockne All American"
Story: "Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World"