Knauf Name Meaning

German: nickname for a short, chubby man, from Middle High German knouf ‘knob’, ‘button’, ‘pommel’.

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


Similar surnames: Knaup, Knaus, Knopf, Knabe, Krapf, Kraus, Gnau, Knapp, Knaff, Lauf

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Knauf Family Origin

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Knauf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Knauf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Knauf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knauf family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knauf.

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Knauf Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Knauf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Knauf in 1945 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knauf

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