Knock Family History
Knock Name Meaning
German: northern variant of Knoche . German: possibly a habitational name from Knock near Emden. English (East Anglia and southeastern): from Middle English kno(c)k ‘hill hillock’ (Old English cnocc). The name may be topographic for someone who lived by a small hill or habitational from a place so named such as Knock Farm in Stone cum Ebony (Kent) or Knock Hatch in Arlington (Sussex).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022