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What does Knight mean?

Knight Pronunciation of Knight as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Knight is "knight's meadow". Knight is an alternate spelling of Knightley (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Kn-, old english, knight (warrior), meadow


OTHER FORMS VIA KNIGHTLEY Knightlea, Knightlee, Knightlie, Knightly, Knights



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How popular is Knight?

Knight is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#199 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Knight has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Knight name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Knight outside U.S.

Similar Names

Knight is alike in pronunciation to Knut. Other recommended sound-alike names are Dwight, Keith, Kit, Kitt, Klint, Krist and Wright. These names tend to be more commonly used than Knight.

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