Knighton Family History

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Knighton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English cnihta, genitive plural of cniht ‘servant’, ‘retainer’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Knighton Family Origin

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Knighton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knighton. The most common Knighton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Knighton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knighton family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Knighton | Data not to scale

Knighton Historical Records

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Knighton Life Expectancy

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Famous Knighton Family

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