Hausknecht Family History

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Hausknecht Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German hus ‘house’ + knëcht ‘boy’, ‘servant’, slao a town-hall messenger.

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


Similar surnames: Bauknecht, Houseknecht, Holzknecht, Knecht, Gutknecht, Barfknecht

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Hausknecht Family Origin

Where is the Hausknecht family from?

Hausknecht Family Occupations

What did your Hausknecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hausknecht occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 22% of Hausknecht's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hausknecht. A less common occupation for the Hausknecht family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Hausknecht | Data not to scale

  • Cabinet Maker

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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

Hausknecht Historical Records

What Hausknecht family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hausknecht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hausknecht 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 Hausknecht

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hausknecht. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hausknecht. For the veterans among your Hausknecht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hausknecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Hausknecht lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hausknecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hausknecht in 1963 was 77, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hausknecht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hausknecht 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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