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Boy Name: Knowles

Name: Knowles
Pronunciation: \kno(w)-les\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: little hill
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Knolles, Knollys
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 995


Knowles \kno(w)-les\ as a boy's name is a variant of Knoll (Old English), and the meaning of Knowles is "little hill".

The baby name Knowles sounds like Knolles and Knollys.


Knowles is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#995 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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