Knope Family History

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Knope Name Meaning

English: variant of Knopp. Altered spelling of German Knoop or Knoppe, variants of Knopf.

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

Similar surnames: Knop, Knopp, Knipe, Knapp, Knape, Knops, Knoke, Knopf, Knake, Knoles

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Knope Family Origin

Where is the Knope family from?

Knope Family Occupations

What did your Knope ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knope occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Knope's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knope. A less common occupation for the Knope family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Grocer

  • Keeps House


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

Knope Historical Records

What Knope family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Knope Life Expectancy

What is the average Knope lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Knope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Knope in 1965 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knope

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knope 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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