Knabel Family History

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Knabel Name Meaning

South German (also Knäbel): from a diminutive of Knabe.

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


Similar surnames: Knaebel, Knebel, Knobel, Knable, Knabe, Korbel, Fabel, Knab, Knabb

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Knabel Family Origin

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Knabel Family Occupations

What did your Knabel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knabel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Knabel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knabel family was Farming. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Engineer R. R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knabel.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Engineer R. R.

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Knabel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knabel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knabel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Knabel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Knabel in 1953 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knabel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knabel 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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