Knost Family History
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Knost Name Meaning
German: probably an altered spelling of Knaust, a South German nickname for a stocky person, derivative of Knust; or an altered form of Knast, nickname for a gnarled or crude person, from Low German Knast ‘gnarl’, ‘knot’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kost, Knust, Nott, Knorr, Post, Knoth, Angst, Knode, Klos, Rost