Konow Family History

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Konow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Karow, Tornow, Kozlow, Koslow, Knox, Kulow, Kuno, Janow, Honor, Koos

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Konow Family Origin

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Konow Family Occupations

What did your Konow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Furrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Konow. A less common occupation for the Konow family was Keeping House. The most common Konow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Konow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Furrier

  • Keeping House


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

Konow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Konow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Konow 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 711 immigration records available for the last name Konow. 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 535 military records available for the last name Konow. For the veterans among your Konow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Konow Life Expectancy

What is the average Konow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Konow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Konow in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Konow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Konow 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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