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Knepper Family History

Knepper Name Meaning
German: from German Knapp or Knopf.German: nickname from a dialect word meaning ‘stork’ in Uckermark region.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish knop ‘large button’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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742 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Knepper Families

  • Number of Knepper families
     61 - 120
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Knepper families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Knepper last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Knepper Family Origin

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Knepper Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Knepper

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Knepper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Knepper Civil War Service Records

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