Name
KNIGHT

Name KNIGHT

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 231 births of Knight in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name Knight per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 31 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Knight   
In Italiano Nome Knight   


Information about the first name Knight

The first name Knight has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Knight is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 1 vowel and 5 consonants

Knight in Japanese *

Romajikunito
Katakanaクニト
Hiraganaくにと
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Knight in Japanese
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Knight in sign language

Knight in binary language

01101011 01101110 01101001 01100111 01101000 01110100

Origin and meaning of name Knight

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English knyghte, from Old English cniht (“youth; servant”).
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English knight, knyght, kniht, from Old English cniht (“boy; servant, knight”), from Proto-West Germanic *kneht.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English knighten, kniȝten, from the noun. Cognate with Middle High German knehten.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • knyght
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • knight (third-person singular simple present knights, present participle knighting, simple past and past participle knighted)
  • (transitive) To confer knighthood upon.
  • (chess, transitive) To promote (a pawn) to a knight.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /naɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: nīt, IPA(key): /naɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Homophones: night, nite
Proper noun src :
  • Knight
  • An English surname originating as an occupation for someone who was a mounted soldier.
  • A town in Iron County, Wisconsin, United States.
  • A settlement on Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Knightian
  • Knightian uncertainty
  • Knights Landing
Proper noun (Statistics) src :
  • 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.
Middle English
Noun src :
  • knight
  • Alternative form of knyght
 

Popularity of the name Knight

Number of KNIGHT births per year

Total births of Knight by country

Births with the first name Knight
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
197
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
15
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
12
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
3
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
3
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
1
0

Total births of Knight by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Knight
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
28
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
3
0

Comments on the name Knight

Personalities with the first name Knight

There are 4 personalities with the first name Knight


Zach Galifianakis
(Zacharius Knight Galifianakis) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Comedian Voice actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Genevieve Hannelius
(Genevieve Knight Hannelius) src

United states of america
Actor Singer Stage actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Hablot Knight Browne
src

United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Engraver Illustrator Painter Caricaturist Drawer Watercolorist


Keshia Knight Pulliam
src

United states of america
Actor Television actor Film actor



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Knight

There are 10 actors and actresses with the first name Knight
Knight Davison
Knight Stick
Knight Mantell
Knight Yoshida
Knight Family
Knight Friedrichs
Knight Cenarosa
Knight Wagner
Knight Emma
Knight Landesman

Rankings of first name KNIGHT by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2163US United State of America2022
#5631GB United Kingdom2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name KNIGHT (female) births over the last year available in each country