Knorr Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Middle High, Middle Low German knorre, Middle Dutch cnorre ‘knot’, ‘gnarl’, ‘protruberance’, hence a nickname for a gnarled person.

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


Similar surnames: Knopp, Knoth, Knoll, Knost, Knode, Kneer, Kor, Korn, Narr, Knopf

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Knorr Family Origin

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Knorr Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knorr family was Keeping House. The most common Knorr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Knorr's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knorr.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Knorr Historical Records

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Knorr Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Knorr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knorr in 1941 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

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