Meaning:Kid, young goat; Dimunitive of Christopher
Kidd is a masculine name of Scottish origin, meaning “kid” and “young goat,“ and likely a nickname for Christopher. The surname belonged to the infamous Scottish pirate, Captain William Kidd, whose hidden fortune inspired Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Kidd may have been an occupational name for those who kept goats, making it a cute option if baby is an animal lover. But if you see baby’s future sailing the briny deep searching for the world’s greatest mysteries, Kidd is well-suited for your little swashbuckler.
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