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