Name: Knowles

Origin and Meaning of the Name Knowles

  • Meaning:
    Top of a hill
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (NOELZ)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Knowles)
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Miscellaneous Info for Knowles

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Comes from the topographic term "knoll", which indicates the crest or top of a hill. This name was given to those who lived by or on such terrain. Rarely found utilized as a given name.

    Surname borne by actress and singer Beyonce Knowles.

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