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Knop Family History

Knop Name Meaning
English, German, and Dutch: variant spelling of Knopp.Polish: occupational name for a weaver, Polish knap (see Knapik).Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish knop ‘button’ (see Knopf).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

57,716 Historical Documents with Knop on Ancestry.com
22,202 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,151 Military Records
2,400 Immigration Records
9,535 Census and Voter Lists
21,428 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Knop Families

  • Number of Knop families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Knop families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Knop families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Knop census records

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Knop Family Origin

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Knop Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Knop

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Knop Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Knop census records

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Knop Civil War Service Records

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