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Boy Name: Knight

Name: Knight
Pronunciation: \kn(i)-ght, knigh()-ht\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: knight's meadow
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Knut, Knute, Knud
Similar Names: Knights, Knightly, Wright
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 155


Knight \kn(i)-ght, knigh()-ht\ as a boy's name is a variant of Knightley (Old English), and the meaning of Knight is "knight's meadow".

The baby name Knight sounds like Knut, Knute and Knud. Other similar baby names are Knights, Knightly and Wright.

View a list of the 17 names that reference Knight.


Knight is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#155 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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