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Etymology 1[edit]

Of North Germanic origin. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper noun[edit]

Knaggs (plural Knaggses)

  1. A Northern English surname from North Germanic.
    • 1873, Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers:
      With regard to the statement made by Mr. Knaggs, that he was the author of the process, and designer of the factory, Mr. Anderson had already expressed his regret that, in curtailing the Paper for reading, the introductory paragraphs, in which Mr. Knaggs' name was mentioned, were omitted.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]


  1. plural of Knagg