Knudsen Family History

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Knudsen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’ (Danish Knud, Norwegian Knut, German Knuth). This was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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


Similar surnames: Knutsen, Kolden, Knutson, Naden, Nissen, Kusel, Klausen, Knutzen

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Knudsen Family Origin

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Knudsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Knudsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Knudsen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knudsen. A less common occupation for the Knudsen family was Carpenter.

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Knudsen Historical Records

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Knudsen Life Expectancy

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Famous Knudsen Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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