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Kneip Family History

Kneip Name Meaning
South German: from Middle High German knip ‘knife’, in particular a cobbler’s knife, and hence probably an occupational nickname for a shoemaker.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Kneip Families

  • Number of Kneip families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kneip families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kneip last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kneip Family Origin

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Kneip Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kneip

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Kneip Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kneip census records

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Kneip Civil War Service Records

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