Kanipe Family History

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Kanipe Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kneip. This name is concentrated mainly in NC.

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

Similar surnames: Canipe, Knipe, Kanode, Canine, Kandle, Kane, Cane, Knope, Janice

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Kanipe Family Origin

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Kanipe Family Occupations

What did your Kanipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanipe. The most common Kanipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kanipe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kanipe family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Harness Maker

  • Laborer


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

Kanipe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kanipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanipe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 32 immigration records available for the last name Kanipe. 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 505 military records available for the last name Kanipe. For the veterans among your Kanipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanipe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kanipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kanipe in 1954 was 75, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanipe 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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