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McKnight Genealogy & History

McKnight is a surname of both Irish and Scottish extraction. It was first found in Kirkcudbright and refers to a person who took care of horses. McKnight genealogy shows alternative spellings of MacNight, MacKnaught, MacKnight, and more. One of the first members in McKnight family history to immigrate to the United States was John McKnight, who arrived in Maryland in 1668. The McKnight family motto is Nil durum volenti, which means nothing is difficult for the willing. Famous people with the McKnight last name include former USC and current New York Jets tailback Joe McKnight as well as Grammy-nominated R&B singer Brian McKnight.


McKnight Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A L Joy Mcknight-- --, 1930October 3,2005MI
Bailey Mcknight-- --, 1915November ,1983TX
Caliph Mcknight-- --, 1905April 15,1974TN
Dahlia Mcknight-- --, 1914August 9,2005FL

McKnight Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Viola Mcknight-- --, 1911August ,1985Aurora,IL
F Maxine Mcknight-- --, 1921December 31,1992Venice,FL
G Lucille Mcknight-- --, 1917July 5,1997Eskridge,KS
H June Mcknight-- --, 1930April 3,2010Tillamook,OR

McKnight Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Brian McknightJulie SpenceMarch 22,2003Wake, NC
Carter McknightElizabeth FerrellJuly 2,1938Wake, NC
Dewey McknightMargaret WilliamsFebruary 23,1932Wake, NC
Edward McknightNevada BakerJune 9,1934Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After McKnight

1005th: Farris1006th: Pike
1007th: Cleveland1008th: Levin
1009th: McGinnis1010th: Estrada
1011th: Swenson1012th: Gamble
1013th: Fraser1014th: Bernstein

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