Konow Family History

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Konow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Karow, Tornow, Kozlow, Koslow, Knox, Kulow, Kuno, Janow, Honor, Koos

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Konow Family Origin

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Konow Family Occupations

What did your Konow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Accountant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Konow. 14% of Konow men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Konow women worked as an Accountant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Konow were Farm Hand and Folder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Hand
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Accountant
    7%
  • Buyer
    7%
  • Clerk Sales
    7%
  • Folder
    7%

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

Konow Historical Records

What Konow family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 711 immigration records available for the last name Konow. 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 Card

There are 535 military records available for the last name Konow. For the veterans among your Konow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Konow Life Expectancy

What is the average Konow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Konow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Konow in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Konow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Konow ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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