· Knickerbocker Historical Soc.
The Origins of the Knickerbocker Name
The origin is unknown although many people have made their guesses – none of which are proven. I’ll put some of the more rational examination’s here.
My comments in 1997. Link
An examination by Paul Knickerbocker in 1988. Link
Communication between William Van Alstyne and K. Viele 1916. Link