Knackstedt Family History

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Knackstedt Name Meaning

German: euphemistic form of Knackster(d)t, a nickname for a bony boy, from Low German Knack ( Kochen) ‘bone’ + Stert ‘tail’.

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


Similar surnames: Hastert, Beckstead, Kracker, Sandstedt, Nacke, Knickrehm, Nienstedt

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Knackstedt Family Origin

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Knackstedt Family Occupations

What did your Knackstedt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Copper Smith and Draftsman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knackstedt. The most common Knackstedt occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 11% of Knackstedt's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Knackstedt family was Engineer In Distillery.

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  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Copper Smith

    11%
  • Draftsman

    11%
  • Engineer In Distillery

    11%

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

Knackstedt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knackstedt Life Expectancy

What is the average Knackstedt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Knackstedt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Knackstedt in 1962 was 65, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knackstedt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knackstedt 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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