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Knoop Name Meaning

English, German, and Dutch: variant of Knopp.

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

Similar surnames: Knop, Knopp, Roop, Knope, Knapp, Stoop, Knops, Kloos, Knupp, Knott

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Where is the Knoop family from?

You can see how Knoop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Knoop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Knoop families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Knoop families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Knoop's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Knoop families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Knoop surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Knoop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Knoop. 28% of Knoop men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Knoop women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Knoop were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Knoop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knoop 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Knoop. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Knoop. For the veterans among your Knoop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Knoop lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Knoop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Knoop in 1956 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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