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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  • Correspondent Timber Trady

    20%
  • Mariner

    20%
  • No Profession

    20%
  • Painter

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Knudsen family was Painter. Correspondent Timber Trady, Mariner and No Profession were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knudsen. The most common Knudsen occupation in the UK was Correspondent Timber Trady. 20% of Knudsen's were Correspondent Timber Tradys.

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Knudsen Historical Records

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Knudsen Life Expectancy

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