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Knickrehm Family History

Knickrehm Name Meaning

North German:: nickname for a leather worker from Low German knicken ‘to bend partially break’ + reme ‘strap belt’. topographic name from Middle Low German knick ‘scrub’ + rīm ‘enclosure’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Klicker, Wicker, Rehm, Knick, Knieriem, Knierim, Knocke, Ficker

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Where is the Knickrehm family from?

You can see how Knickrehm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Knickrehm family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Knickrehm families living in Illinois. This was about 29% of all the recorded Knickrehm's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Knickrehm families in 1920.
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What did your Knickrehm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Knickrehm. 41% of Knickrehm men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Knickrehm women worked as a Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 812 census records available for the last name Knickrehm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knickrehm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 192 immigration records available for the last name Knickrehm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 211 military records available for the last name Knickrehm. For the veterans among your Knickrehm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Knickrehm lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Knickrehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Knickrehm in 1961 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

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