Knoell Family History

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Knoell Name Meaning

German (Knöll): nickname for a peasant or for a crude uncouth person, from Middle High German knolle ‘sod’, ‘lump of earth’ (with diminutive unlaut, typical of some dialects).

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


Similar surnames: Knoll, Knell, Nell, Krell, Noll, Koelbl, Unsell, Kroll, Knobel, Koll

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Knoell Family Origin

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Knoell Family Occupations

What did your Knoell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knoell. A less common occupation for the Knoell family was Boan Turner. The most common Knoell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Knoell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%
  • Boan Turner

    7%

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

Knoell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knoell Life Expectancy

What is the average Knoell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Knoell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Knoell in 1962 was 80, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knoell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knoell 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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