Houseknecht Family History

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Houseknecht Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German Hausknecht, a status name from Middle High German huskneht ‘steward of a house’.

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

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Houseknecht Family Origin

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Houseknecht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Houseknecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Houseknecht's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Houseknecht family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houseknecht.

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Houseknecht Historical Records

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Houseknecht Life Expectancy

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