Knous Family History

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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

What did your Knous ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer And Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knous.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer And Blacksmith

  • Inspecter


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

Knous Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Knous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knous 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Knous. 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 467 military records available for the last name Knous. For the veterans among your Knous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knous Life Expectancy

What is the average Knous lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knous 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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