Knock Name Meaning

North German form of Knoche. German: possibly a habitational name from Knock near Emden. English: topographic name for someone living by a hill, from Middle English knocke ‘hill’ (Old English cnoc).

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


Similar surnames: Krock, Nock, Knick, Rock, Knocke, Brock, Stock, Klock, Knox, Hock

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Knock Family Origin

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Knock Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Dressmaker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Knock occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Knock's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Knock family was Dressmaker. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knock.

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Knock Historical Records

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Knock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Knock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Knock in 1956 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knock

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