Knaack Family History

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Knaack Name Meaning

North German: from Low German knaak ‘bone’, hence an occupational nickname for a butcher or possibly for a knacker, or a nickname for a bony, stocky, or crude person. Compare South German Knoch.

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


Similar surnames: Knack, Haack, Krack, Baack, Kauk, Staack, Raak, Knaak, Knock, Laack

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Knaack Family Origin

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Knaack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farm Labor

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Knaack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Knaack's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knaack family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knaack.

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Knaack Historical Records

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Knaack Life Expectancy

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