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Knotts Family History

Knotts Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Knott.

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

168,513 Historical Documents with Knotts on Ancestry.com
37,231 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,416 Military Records
683 Immigration Records
21,306 Census and Voter Lists
103,877 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Knotts Families

  • Number of Knotts families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Knotts families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Knotts families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Knotts census records

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Knotts Family Origin

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Knotts Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Knotts families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Knotts

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Knotts Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Knotts census records

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Knotts Civil War Service Records

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