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Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsDe Knecht (Dutch)

Meaning & History

From the occupation of a servant and a journeyman from Middle High German kneht Middle Low German and Middle Dutch knecht "knight's assistant" also "lad, servant". cognate of Knight.
Added 5/25/2022 by Paradiso36
Edited 12/30/2023 by Paradiso36