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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^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)