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Knorr Family History

Knorr Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from Middle High, Middle Low German knorre, Middle Dutch cnorre ‘knot’, ‘gnarl’, ‘protruberance’, hence a nickname for a gnarled person.

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

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34,746 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,900 Military Records
3,973 Immigration Records
19,661 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Knorr Families

  • Number of Knorr families
     94 - 186
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Knorr families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Knorr last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Knorr census records

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Knorr Family Origin

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Knorr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Knorr

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Knorr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Knorr census records

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Knorr Civil War Service Records

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