Submitted Surname Revision History

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4/28/2018, 1:53 AM Beautiful Victory
4/27/2018, 5:02 AM anonymous

Name Kleinknecht
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. KLINE-nite
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

A combining of the German word klein "small" and knecht "servant", originally an occupational name for a secondary hired hand. A famous historic figure who bore this surname was Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht (8 April 1722 in Ulm - 11 August 1794 in Ansbach), a German composer of many works of chamber music and symphonies, flutist and Kapellmeister (chapel master).
Added 4/27/2018 by anonymous