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Karnopp Name Meaning

North German: variant of Karnap, from Middle Low German karnap ‘oriel window’, ‘bay window’; hence probably a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by such a window or at a place named with this word. Karnap is also found in topographic and habitational names, such as Karnap near Essen.

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


Similar surnames: Knopp, Kopp, Kropp, Knapp, Karp, Tropp, Knopf, Kapp, Propp, Karnatz

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Karnopp Family Origin

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Karnopp Family Occupations

What did your Karnopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Karnopp family was Preaching. The most common Karnopp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Karnopp's were Farmers. Farmer, Methodist Priest and Minister M. E. Church were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karnopp.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Methodist Priest

    25%
  • Minister M. E. Church

    25%
  • Preaching

    25%

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Karnopp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karnopp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karnopp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Karnopp. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Karnopp. For the veterans among your Karnopp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karnopp Life Expectancy

What is the average Karnopp lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Karnopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Karnopp in 1962 was 59, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karnopp ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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