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Knecht Early Origins



The surname Knecht was first found in Austria where they held a family seat. The family name emerged in the region lending their influence to the development from early tribal conflicts to a nation which would eventually become an integral part of the Habsburg Empire.

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Knecht Spelling Variations


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Knecht Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Knecht, Knechtel, Knechtli, Knechtges, Knechte and many more.

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Knecht Early History


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Knecht Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knecht research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Knecht History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knecht Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knecht Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knecht Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Knecht Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Knecht, who emigrated to London, England, in 1709 with his wife and four daughters
  • Johan Jacob Knecht, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1729
  • Georg Peter Knecht, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Georg Peter Knecht, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Phillip Knecht, who settled in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1734
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Knecht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gottfried Knecht, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Gottfried Knecht, aged 48, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Anna Franziska Knecht, who arrived in South America in 1810
  • Anna Knecht, who emigrated to South America in 1810
  • Nathaniel Knecht, aged 47, arrived in Missouri in 1840
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Knecht Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arnold Knecht, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States from Dresden, in 1903
  • Benno Knecht, aged 31, who landed in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1907
  • Abraham Knecht, aged 34, who settled in America from Czertkow, Austria, in 1910
  • Anna Knecht, aged 23, who settled in America from Neustardt, Germany, in 1912
  • Alwine Knecht, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Gomaringen, Germany, in 1922
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Knecht Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Heinrich, Wilhelm and Theodore Knecht, who arrived in Halifax in 1902
  • Eduard Knecht, aged 14, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Emmanual Knecht, aged 18, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Heinrich Knecht, aged 12, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Lydia Knecht, aged 40, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
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Contemporary Notables of the name Knecht (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knecht (post 1700)



  • Mary Knecht (b. 1947), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2004
  • Edward Knecht, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920
  • Deb Knecht, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2004
  • August Knecht, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904
  • John Knecht (b. 1947), American filmmaker
  • Karl Kae Knecht (1883-1972), American artist, cartoonist
  • Peter Knecht (1798-1852), American industrialist
  • Justin Heinrich Knecht (1752-1817), German composer
  • John R Knecht (b. 1963), Children's author
  • Hans Knecht (1913-1996), Swiss road racing cyclist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Knecht Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knecht Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 October 2015 at 14:39.

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