Knabb Family History

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Knabb Name Meaning

German: variant of Knabbe, a northwestern form of Knabe.

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


Similar surnames: Knab, Knabe, Babb, Knapp, Kast, Knabel, Knack, Knaub, Nabb, Dabb

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Knabb Family Origin

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Knabb Family Occupations

What did your Knabb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knabb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Knabb's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Setter and Yoeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knabb. A less common occupation for the Knabb family was Boatman.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Brick Setter

    7%
  • Yoeman

    7%
  • Boatman

    5%

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

Knabb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Knabb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knabb 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Knabb. 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 Knabb. For the veterans among your Knabb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knabb Life Expectancy

What is the average Knabb lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Knabb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Knabb in 1943 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knabb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knabb 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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