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This is a list of surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword knight.
Caballero Spanish
From a nickname derived from Spanish caballero meaning "knight", a cognate of Chevalier.
Chevalier French
From a nickname derived from French chevalier meaning "knight", from Late Latin caballarius "horseman", Latin caballus "horse".
Knight English
From Old English cniht meaning "knight", a tenant serving as a mounted soldier.
Palladino Italian
From Italian paladino meaning "knight, defender", from Late Latin palatinus meaning "palace officer".
Ritter German
From Middle High German riter meaning "rider, knight", a cognate of Ryder.