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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 36915 people with the Knight surname? In that year Knight was ranked number 81 for popularity in the UK.
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On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
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"KNIGHT. Robert dictus Knycht, burgess of Abirbrothoc, had a charter or a piece of land in Aberbrothoc in 1331 (RAA., n, p. 10). In 1435 John Knycht, canon of Brechin, was rector of Funewyn (Finhaven) (REB., I, p. 196; n, 49, 104). He is probably the John Knycht who appears on an inquest on the lands of Tulloch in 1438 (RAA., n, 83). Katrine Nycht, wife of John Nicholsoun, burgess of Dumfries, is in record in 1544 (Anderson). Alexander Km' was on an inquest made at Prestwick in 1572 (Prestwick, p. 73). By some erroneously considered a translation of Gaelic Mac Neacntain. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Knight Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Knight family tree.
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|Did you know that there are currently 45383 people with the Knight surname in the UK? Knight is now ranked number 93 for popularity in the UK.
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|Did you know that there are currently 182295 people with the Knight surname in the USA? Knight is ranked number 97 for popularity in the USA.
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