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Knack Early Origins



The surname Knack was first found in Austria where they held a family seat. The family name emerged in the region lending their influence to the development from early tribal conflicts to a nation which would eventually become an integral part of the Habsburg Empire.

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Knack Spelling Variations


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Knack Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Knecht, Knechtel, Knechtli, Knechtges, Knechte and many more.

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Knack Early History


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Knack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knack research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Knack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knack Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Knack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carsten Knack, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1841
  • Cornel Knack, aged 43, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1875
  • Georges Knack, aged 40, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1875
  • Johann Knack, aged 16, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1875
  • Peter Knack, aged 14, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1875

Knack Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elise Knack, who landed in Chile in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knack (post 1700)



  • Ruth E. Knack, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Lapeer County, 1960
  • Mrs. G. W. Knack, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Knack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knack Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 October 2015 at 11:13.

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