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Knowlton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places so named, one in Dorset and the other in Kent. Both are named in Old English as ‘the settlement (tun) by the hilltop (cnoll)’.

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


Similar surnames: Knapton, Tolton, Colton, Poulton, Holton, Kilton, Rowton, Newton

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Knowlton Family Origin

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Knowlton Family Occupations

What did your Knowlton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knowlton. The most common Knowlton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Knowlton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knowlton family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Knowlton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knowlton Life Expectancy

What is the average Knowlton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Knowlton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knowlton in 1941 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knowlton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knowlton 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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