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


Similar surnames: Knightly, Deighton, Leighton, Brighton, Heighton, Boughton, Kirton

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Knighton Family Origin

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Knighton Family Occupations

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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.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Knighton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Knighton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Knighton Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Knighton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Knighton in 1947 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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