Knight Name Meaning

What does Knight Mean?

Knight Name Gender : Boy Names

Knight Name Origin : The origin of the name Knight is English baby names

Meaning Of Knight : Knight name meaning is Unknown definition. Last name.

In addition to these data about Knight name meaning, Knight name is a boy name that starts with K and letter K means that illumination, intuition and revelation are the key words for the K, the eleventh letter in the alphabet, you are emotional and innoative, with a strong drive to succeed and you can be quite forceful and are many-sided also nervous tension, fear and hesitation are the negative aspects of this high strung and idealistic cornerstone. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Knight name. If you know more about Knight name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Knight. If you consider Knight name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Knight : Knox Knud Knut Kneph Knight .

Etymology

Old English cniht "boy, youth; servant, attendant," common West Germanic (cognates: Old Frisian kniucht, Dutch knecht, Middle High German kneht "boy, youth, lad," German Knecht "servant, bondman, vassal"), of unknown origin. The plural in Middle English sometimes was knighten. Meaning "military follower of a king or other superior" is from c. 1100. Began to be used in a specific military sense in Hundred Years War, and gradually rose in importance until it became a rank in the nobility 16c. The chess piece so called from mid-15c. Knight in shining armor in figurative sense is from 1917, from the man who rescues the damsel in distress in romantic dramas (perhaps especially "Lohengrin"). Knights of Columbus, society of Catholic men, founded 1882 in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.; Knights of Labor, trade union association, founded in Philadelphia, 1869; Knights of Pythias, secret order, founded in Washington, 1864.

Definition

noun : knight (originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit)

noun : knight, horse (a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa))

Popularity

For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Knight is 57, representing about 0.003221 percent of all male births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Knight name popularity by states.

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