Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 80,146 people named Knight in the UK. That makes it the 89th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 1,268 are named Knight.
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Related and similar surnamesKnightly
The Knight surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.