Knop Name Meaning

English, German, and Dutch: variant spelling of Knopp. Polish: occupational name for a weaver, Polish knap (see Knapik). Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish knop ‘button’ (see Knopf).

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


Similar surnames: Knopp, Knopf, Knope, Kos, Krol, Knoop, Karp, Knox, Koop, Knapp

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Knop Family Origin

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Knop Family Occupations

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  • Musician

    100%

In 1881, the most common Knop occupation in the UK was Musician. 100% of Knop's were Musicians.

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Knop Historical Records

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Knop Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Knop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Knop in 1958 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knop

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