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Knol Family History

Knol Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Knoll, Knox, Krol, Knop, Kool, Knoy, Ko, Kiel, Kos, Kwon

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Where is the Knol family from?

You can see how Knol families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Knol family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Knol families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Knol families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Knol's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Knol families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Knol surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Knol ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Knol. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Knol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knol census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Knol. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 316 military records available for the last name Knol. For the veterans among your Knol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Knol lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Knol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Knol in 1964 was 73, and 88 in 2003.

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