Knoy Family History

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Knoy Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Kneu (see Kanoy).

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


Similar surnames: Kanoy, Knop, Knope, Knost, Koy, Koon, Kooy, Noy, Kaney, Kuney

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Knoy Family Origin

Where is the Knoy family from?

Knoy Family Occupations

What did your Knoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Knoy's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knoy. A less common occupation for the Knoy family was Fisher Man.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Fisher Man

    5%

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

Knoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Knoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knoy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Knoy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Knoy. 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 Knoy. For the veterans among your Knoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Knoy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Knoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knoy in 1947 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knoy 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.

Famous Knoy Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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