Knapton Family History

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Knapton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places so called, in Norfolk and North Yorkshire, named from Old English cnapa ‘servant’ or the Old English personal name Cnapa + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kimpton, Kempton, Upton, Marton, Wharton, Norton, Brayton, Spanton

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Knapton Family Origin

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Knapton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Stone Mason

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Knapton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Knapton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knapton family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knapton.

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Knapton Historical Records

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Knapton Life Expectancy

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