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Multiple Origins for the Surname Knoll


German


Knoll Early Origins



The surname Knoll was first found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Knoll became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Knoll Spelling Variations


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Knoll Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Knoll, Knolle, Knole, Nole, Noll, Knol and others.

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Knoll Early History


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Knoll Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knoll research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1791, 1794, 1790 and 1869 are included under the topic Early Knoll History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knoll Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knoll Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knoll 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:

Knoll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Mary Knoll, aged 28, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Elizabeth Knoll, aged 3, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johannes Knoll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johnes Knoll, aged 29, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Margrett Knoll, aged 1, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Knoll Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Balthasar Knoll, who arrived in America in 1832
  • Christoph Knoll, who arrived in North America in 1836
  • Anna Friderike Knoll, aged 26, arrived in America in 1839
  • Leopold Knoll, aged 29, arrived in America in 1843
  • Heinrich Wilhelm Knoll, aged 41, landed in America in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Knoll Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Knoll, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Samuel Boddington"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knoll (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knoll (post 1700)



  • Verne Knoll, American politician, Mayor of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, 1950
  • Sandra D. Knoll, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Michigan State Senate 4th District, 1974; Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976, 1988
  • Milton Knoll, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964
  • Edwin W. Knoll, American politician, Village President of Catskill, New York, 1941
  • Hans Knoll, founder of Knoll in 1938, an American furniture manufacturer listed on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Edwin Knoll (1931-1994), American journalist
  • Catherine Baker Knoll (b. 1930), current Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
  • John Knoll (b. 1962), American Academy-award winning motion picture visual effects specialist
  • Max Knoll (1897-1969), German electrical engineer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Knoll Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knoll 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 January 2017 at 09:15.

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