Knowles ( _ga. Ó Tnúthghail ) is a common Irish surname, and may refer to many people.


* Alison Knowles
* Anne Kelly Knowles


* Beyoncé Knowles, R&B/soul singer, actress, model, fashion designer, dancer. Older sister of Solange Knowles & cousin of Kelly Rowland, who are singers and actresses. Beyoncé & Kelly are also members of Destiny's Child.


* Cameron Knowles
* Admiral of the White Sir Charles Knowles, 1st Baronet (see Knowles Baronets and Richard Paton)
* Chris Knowles
* Christopher Knowles
* Clayton Knowles
* Craig Knowles
* Cyril Knowles, English footballer


* Darold Knowles, former Major League Baseball pitcher
* Dick Knowles


* Eric Knowles


* Freeman T. Knowles, American Populist Party politician


* Graeme Paul Knowles


* Harry Knowles, online film critic
* Herbert Knowles


* Sir James Knowles
* James Sheridan Knowles
* James Knowles (murderer)
* Jeremy Knowles
* Jesse Knowles
* Jo-Anne Knowles
* John Evans Knowles, Canadian politician
* John Knowles, author of the novel A Separate Peace
* Julian Knowles


* Karen Knowles, Australian singer and entertainer


* Linda Knowles, British high jumper


* Malcolm Knowles, a theorist in adult education
* Mark Knowles
* Mark Knowles, Australian field hockey player
* Mathew Knowles, father of Beyoncé and Solange
* Matt Knowles
* Michael Knowles:
** Michael Knowles (actor), English actor and scriptwriter, best know for his role as 'Captain Jonathan Ashwood', in the 1970s sitcom 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'.
** Michael Knowles (politician) (born 1942), British Conservative Member of Parliament for Nottingham East 1983–1992
** Michael Knowles (rugby league footballer), player for the Castleford Tigers


* Nick Knowles


* Patric Knowles
* Paul John Knowles, American serial killer
* Peter Knowles
* Ralph Knowles, attorney


* Captain Robert Knowles

* Shanica Knowles, actress (Beyonce Knowles's cousin)
* Sheena Knowles
* Solange Knowles, pop/dance singer, actress, model (Beyoncé Knowles's little sister & Kelly Rowland's cousin, who are singers/actress's also members of Destiny's Child)
* Sonny Knowles
* Stanley Howard Knowles, Canadian politician
* Stanley Knowles
* Stanley Knowles (Australian politician)
* Sydney Knowles, who was a British guard diver in Gibraltar in World War II
* Susan Knowles


* Tina Knowles
* Tony Knowles (chemist)
* Tony Knowles (politician)
* Tony Knowles (snooker player)


* Warren P. Knowles
* William David Knowles, Canadian politician
* William Erskine Knowles, Canadian politician
* William Standish Knowles

ee also

* Knowles, Oklahoma

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  • Knowles —   [nəʊlz], William S. amerikanischer Chemiker, * 1917; promovierte 1942 an der Columbia University, war danach bis 1986 bei der Monsanto Company beschäftigt. Knowles erhielt für die Entwicklung der katalytischen asymmetrischen Synthese… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Knowles — Knowles, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 32 Housing Units (2000): 11 Land area (2000): 0.177420 sq. miles (0.459515 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.177420 sq. miles (0.459515 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Knowles, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 32 Housing Units (2000): 11 Land area (2000): 0.177420 sq. miles (0.459515 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.177420 sq. miles (0.459515 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Knowles — (spr. Nohls), 1) Rich., so v.w. Knolles. 2) James Sheridan, geb. 1784 in Cork; wurde frühzeitig Schauspieler in London, trat 1835 auch in den Vereinigten Staaten auf, 1845 von der Bühne zurück u. 1852 in Edinburg zu den Baptisten über. Er schr.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Knowles — (spr. nōls), James Sheridan, engl. Schauspieler und dramatischer Dichter, geb. 12. Mai 1784 in Cork, gest. 30. Nov. 1862 in Torquay (Devonshire), ging früh in Dublin zur Bühne als Darsteller von Charakterrollen und versuchte sich als Dramatiker… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Knowles — (Nohls), James Sheridan, geb. 1784 zu Kork, engl. Schauspieler und Schauspieldichter, auch Lyriker und Novellist, nicht ohne Kraft, aber oft maniriert, trat 1845 von der Bühne ab und wurde Baptist. Seine meisten Schriften sind in vielfachen… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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  • Knowles — Recorded in several forms as shown in the recordings below, this ancient and very English name is either topographical or just possibly a nickname. Taking the former, it derives from the pre 7th century word cnoll , or the Middle English knol ,… …   Surnames reference

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