Knaggs Family History

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Knaggs Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a geographical feature named with the Middle English word knagg, which had various senses, including ‘stunted dead branch’, ‘jagged crag’, and ‘outcrop of rock’.

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


Similar surnames: Knapp, Knaus, Knight, Wagg, Krings, Maggs, Naves, Tagg, Craggs

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Knaggs Family Origin

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Knaggs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Knaggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Knaggs's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knaggs. A less common occupation for the Knaggs family was Laborer.

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Knaggs Life Expectancy

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