History of your Surname
Get access to Knoblauch family records.Start a free trial

Knoblauch Family History

Knoblauch Name Meaning

German:: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of garlic or possibly a nickname for someone who ate or prepared food with copious amounts of garlic Middle High German knobelouch. habitational name from any of several places so named in Saxony and Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Keebaugh, Cobaugh, Kollasch, Koback, Blach, Kalbach, Blaich, Bauch

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Knoblauch family from?

You can see how Knoblauch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Knoblauch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Knoblauch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Knoblauch families living in Minnesota. This was about 20% of all the recorded Knoblauch's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Knoblauch families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Knoblauch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Knoblauch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Knoblauch. 22% of Knoblauch men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Knoblauch women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Knoblauch were Mechanic and Housework. .

View Census Data for Knoblauch | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    21%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Knoblauch family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Knoblauch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knoblauch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Knoblauch

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Knoblauch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Knoblauch immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Knoblauch. For the veterans among your Knoblauch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Knoblauch military records

You've only scratched the surface of Knoblauch family history

Discover More

What is the average Knoblauch lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Knoblauch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Knoblauch in 1954 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knoblauch

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Knoblauch family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial