Knaak Family History

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Knaak Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Knaack.

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


Similar surnames: Knack, Knake, Knaack, Shaak, Haak, Kark, Naar, Kauk, Knapp, Waak

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Knaak Family Origin

Where is the Knaak family from?

Knaak Family Occupations

What did your Knaak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knaak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Knaak's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clergeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knaak. A less common occupation for the Knaak family was Gen. Merchandise.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Clergeman

    9%
  • Gen. Merchandise

    9%

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

Knaak Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Knaak Life Expectancy

What is the average Knaak lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Knaak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Knaak in 1960 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knaak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knaak 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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