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What does Knightly mean?

Knightly Pronunciation of Knightly [knight-ly] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Knightly means "knight's meadow". Knightly is an alternate spelling of Knightley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, knight (warrior), meadow.


Knightly has 3 variants: Knightlea, Knightlee and Knightlie.

2 more different relations via Knightley: Knight and Knights.

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Middle name pairings:
Knightly Harper (K.H.), ..

How popular is Knightly?

Knightly is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#42912 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Knightly has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Kingsly, Kinsly, Kirkly (see Kirkley), Migelly, Mihaly and Priestly. Like Knightly, these names are not frequently used.

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