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Knowles Genealogy & History

Knowles is an English surname with two possible origins. First, as a topographical name, from the Old English cnoll or Middle English knol, both meaning a hilltop and used for people living on or near one. It also may come from the name Cnoll, which was applied to short, stout people. Knowles family history enters the books with the enrolling of Christopher Knolles in 1407, in the Register of the Freemen of the City of York. A few renowned members of Knowles genealogy are the first Chief Justice of the Bahamas Leonard Knowles, singer Beyonce Knowles, and two-term Alaska governor Tony Knowles.


Knowles Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Frances Knowles-- --, 1918June 15,2009RI
B Ellen Knowles-- --, 1910January 18,1999ME
C Robert Knowles-- --, 1929December 12,2004WV
D Chad Knowles-- --, 1929October ,1984IN

Knowles Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Ann Knowles-- --, 1929July 14,2009Quanah,TX
F Claire Knowles-- --, 1919September 7,2006Seattle,WA
Gabriele Knowles-- --, 1955January 20,2001Pearl,MS
H Earle Knowles-- --, 1922June 12,1998Phoenix,AZ

Knowles Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Bert KnowlesAlicia GriffinMarch 22,1997Wake, NC
Curtis KnowlesMattie PrivetteNovember 28,1963Wake, NC
Ervin KnowlesDinah TeacheyJuly 17,1976Wake, NC
Gary KnowlesIris WheelerDecember 27,1981Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Knowles

980th: Terrell981st: Schumacher
982nd: McKenna983rd: Kirkpatrick
984th: Lund985th: Holcomb
986th: McAllister987th: Britt
988th: Wilder989th: Workman

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