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Knights Name Meaning

English: from the genitive singular of Knight, hence a name for a son or a retainer of a knight.

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


Similar surnames: Knight, Knighton, Knightly, Haight, Bright, Kitts, Keigher, Enright

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Knights Family Origin

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Knights Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knights. A less common occupation for the Knights family was Farm Laborer. The most common Knights occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Knights's were Farmers.

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Knights Historical Records

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Knights Life Expectancy

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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