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Find more Knight relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,090 more people named Knight in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 62,778 people named Knight in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Knight in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 63,868 people named Knight were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 101
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 21,058 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Knight families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 6,068 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • The most common mother tongue was French