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Mcknight Name Meaning

(Ulster) Anglicized form of Scottish Mac Neachtain, which is usually Anglicized as McNaughton. part translation of Gaelic Mac an Ridire ‘son of the horseman (Gaelic ridire)’.

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

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Mcknight Family Origin

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Mcknight Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcknight family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcknight. The most common Mcknight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mcknight's were Farmers.

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Mcknight Historical Records

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Mcknight Life Expectancy

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