Knighton Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Knighton Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Knighton family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 21
Female Servant 17
Independent 14
Coal Miner 14
Shoe Maker 10
Male Servant 10
Frame Work Knitter 8
Farmer 8
Labourer 3
Dress Maker 3
Lace Maker 3
Agricultural Employ 2
Baker 2
Cotton Weaver 2
Iron Moulder 2
Tailor 2
Binder 2
Shoe Binder 2
Blacksmith 1
Collier 1
Engine Driver 1
Engineer 1
Engraver 1
Gamekeeper 1
Mariner 1

Knighton Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Knighton 100% 7,198
2 Kinghton 75% 656

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The surname Knighton is the most popular version of all its varients

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