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Knudsen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’ (Danish Knud, Norwegian Knut, German Knuth). This was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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


Similar surnames: Knutsen, Kolden, Knutson, Naden, Nissen, Kusel, Klausen, Knutzen

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Knudsen Family Origin

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Knudsen Family Occupations

What did your Knudsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knudsen. A less common occupation for the Knudsen family was Carpenter. The most common Knudsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Knudsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Knudsen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Knudsen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Knudsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Knudsen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Knudsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Knudsen in 1942 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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United States

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