Knight

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English knyghte, from Old English cniht (youth; servant).

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Knight

  1. An English surname for someone who was a mounted soldier.

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Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Knight is the 209th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 136,713 individuals. Knight is most common among White (72.31%) and Black (21.61%) individuals.