Knous Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Knaus.

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


Similar surnames: Knouse, Kious, Knaus, Rous, Knouff, Klos, Knauss, Wanous, Knope

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Knous Family Origin

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Knous Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer And Blacksmith

    6%
  • Inspecter

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer And Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knous. A less common occupation for the Knous family was Inspecter. The most common Knous occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Knous's were Farmers.

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Knous Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Knous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Knous in 1942 was 25, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knous

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