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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

What did your Knaggs ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Knaggs ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Knaggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Knaggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knaggs 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 Knaggs. 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 Knaggs. For the veterans among your Knaggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knaggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Knaggs lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Knaggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Knaggs in 1946 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knaggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knaggs 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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