Knorr Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Middle High, Middle Low German knorre, Middle Dutch cnorre ‘knot’, ‘gnarl’, ‘protruberance’, hence a nickname for a gnarled person.

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


Similar surnames: Knopp, Knoth, Knoll, Knost, Knode, Kneer, Kor, Korn, Narr, Knopf

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Knorr Family Origin

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Knorr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Millman

    25%

In 1881, the most common Knorr occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Knorr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knorr family was Millman. Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Knorr.

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Knorr Historical Records

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Knorr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Knorr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knorr in 1941 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knorr

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