Knight Family History
Knight Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Knight last name, Knight etymology, and stories of Knight ancestors. The Knight family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Knight has migrated, it has changed making its origin a challenge to uncover. Knight family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Knight family members.
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The evolution of Knight begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Knight family members have travelled around different countries all throughout history. As Knight families moved between countries and languages, the Knight name may have changed with them.
Knight country of origin
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The nationality of Knight can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Knight may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Knight
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The meaning of Knight come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Knight originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
- Wrennie Mae Bridger Knight 1879 - ?
- Mary Ellen Knight 1913 - ?
- Annie Mae Knight 1873 - ?
- Annie (Knight) Walton 1826 - ?
- Calvin Knight 1915 - ?
- Silas Knight 1875 - ?
- Dorothy Elizabeth Knight 1902 - ?
- Clara (Broadbent) Knight
- Bessie Knight 1882 - ?
- Ethel Knight Ball 1890 - ?
- Nancy Knight
- John Cullen Knight 1878 - ?
- William Custer Knight 1945 - ?
- Wrennie Mae Knight 1879 - ?
- Moses knight 1835 - ?
- Esther Loretta (Knight) Emery
- Hazel Knight (Friend)
- Sally Knight 1836 - ?
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Famous people named Knight
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Knight
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Knight. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Knight family
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Knight spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Knight were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Knight. Last names like Knight vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Knight last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.