Knouse Family History

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Knouse Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Knaus.

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


Similar surnames: Knous, Kanouse, Krouse, Couse, Gouse, Douse, Knodle, Shouse, Clouse

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Knouse Family Origin

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Knouse Family Occupations

What did your Knouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knouse. A less common occupation for the Knouse family was Farming. The most common Knouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Knouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Knouse Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Knouse lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Knouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Knouse in 1956 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knouse 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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