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Find more Knotts relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 45 less people named Knotts in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 3,090 people named Knotts in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Knotts in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,045 people named Knotts were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,073 were children
  • 2,956 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 1,496 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 214 women had paying jobs

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As Knotts families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 614 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 27 was born in foreign country
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940