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The nationality of Knight may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Knight may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Knight come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Knight are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Knight were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Knight. Surnames like Knight transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Knight surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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