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Knowland Family History

Knowland Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Nolan.

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

21,618 Historical Documents with Knowland on Ancestry.com
5,131 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,364 Military Records
630 Immigration Records
4,364 Census and Voter Lists
8,129 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Knowland Families

  • Number of Knowland families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Knowland families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Knowland families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Knowland census records

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Knowland Family Origin

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Knowland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Knowland 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 Knowland

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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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Knowland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Knowland census records

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Knowland Civil War Service Records

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