Kitnot short for anything. The advantages are:
a. the boys will like it.
b. the girls will soon accept it.
c. the teachers will get used to it.
d. combining it with a middle name makes it more appealing, especially when paired with other gender-benders, i.e., Kit Morgan, Kit Tyler, Kit Cassidy, or a very feminine version would be Kit Delicata. (See Delicata)
Kit is usually a nickname for Catherine for girls and Christopher for boys. It is sometimes used on its own.
See Also: Catherine, Christopher
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