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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Knope

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

P is for pastimes, for you have many.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Knope

Leslie Knope is a governor of indiana, regional director of national park service midwest region, city councilor, deputy director of the pawnee city department of parks, recreation, president of the united states, and indiana.



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Popularity of Knope as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Knope U.S.
  White 94.85% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Knope

People with the last name Knope are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Knope

  • How Popular is the name Knope? As a last name Knope was the 51,066th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Knope? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Knope was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Knope: Your name in reverse order is Eponk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nkoep. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Knope? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 408 people with the last name Knope.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Knope? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Knope as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Knope born Apr 3, 2017

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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