Knutsen Family History

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Knutsen Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and German: see Knudsen.

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


Similar surnames: Knudsen, Knutzen, Bentsen, Karlsen, Knuteson, Knutson, Nelsen, Nissen

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Knutsen Family Origin

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Knutsen Family Occupations

What did your Knutsen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Knutsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knutsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Knutsen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Knutsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knutsen in 1945 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knutsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knutsen 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 Knutsen Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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