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Knauer Name Meaning

(Silesian) nickname for a gnarled person, from Middle High German knur(e) ‘knot’, ‘gnarl’. habitational name for someone from either of two places in Thuringia called Knau.

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


Similar surnames: Klauer, Kauer, Nauer, Lauer, Gauer, Hanauer, Kacer, Naber, Bauer

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Knauer Family Origin

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Knauer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Miller

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knauer. A less common occupation for the Knauer family was Carpenter. The most common Knauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Knauer's were Farmers.

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Knauer Historical Records

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Knauer Life Expectancy

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