Knechtl Family History

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Knechtl Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Knecht, Prechtl, Knechtel, Hecht, Luecht, Recht, Specht, Nichol

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Knechtl Family Origin

Where is the Knechtl family from?

Knechtl Family Occupations

What did your Knechtl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knechtl occupation in the USA was Works In Rolling Mill. 100% of Knechtl's were Works In Rolling Mills.

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  • Works In Rolling Mill


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Knechtl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Knechtl Historical Records

What Knechtl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 97 census records available for the last name Knechtl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knechtl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Knechtl

Passenger List

There are 64 immigration records available for the last name Knechtl. 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 Card

There are 134 military records available for the last name Knechtl. For the veterans among your Knechtl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knechtl Life Expectancy

What is the average Knechtl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Knechtl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Knechtl in 1962 was 78, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knechtl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knechtl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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