Knop Family History

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Knop Name Meaning

English, German, and Dutch: variant spelling of Knopp. Polish: occupational name for a weaver, Polish knap (see Knapik). Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish knop ‘button’ (see Knopf).

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


Similar surnames: Knopp, Knopf, Knope, Kos, Krol, Knoop, Karp, Knox, Koop, Knapp

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Knop Family Origin

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Knop Family Occupations

What did your Knop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Knop. 27% of Knop men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Knop women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Knop were Farm Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%

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

Knop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Knop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knop 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Knop. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Knop. For the veterans among your Knop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knop Life Expectancy

What is the average Knop lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Knop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Knop in 1958 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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