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Knodell Early Origins



The surname Knodell was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Knodell Spelling Variations


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Knodell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Knodde, Knoddee, Knodel, Knode, Knodee, Knodes, Knood, Knoodde, Knoddes and many more.

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Knodell Early History


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Knodell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knodell research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Knodell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knodell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knodell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knodell 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:

Knodell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Knodell, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1840

Knodell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jack Knodell, aged 32, who landed in America from Boothe, England, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knodell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knodell (post 1700)



  • G. C. Knodell, American politician, Mayor of Albany, Oregon, 1943-45

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Knodell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Knodell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knodell 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 9 April 2012 at 09:04.

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