Knapke Family History

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Knapke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Knapp.

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


Similar surnames: Knape, Knappe, Kopke, Hapke, Koepke, Knapp, Knabe, Kaske, Stanke

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Knapke Family Origin

Where is the Knapke family from?

Knapke Family Occupations

What did your Knapke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knapke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Knapke's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Collector For Brewery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knapke. A less common occupation for the Knapke family was Constable.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Collector For Brewery

    8%
  • Constable

    8%

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

Knapke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knapke Life Expectancy

What is the average Knapke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Knapke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Knapke in 1959 was 30, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knapke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knapke 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.

Famous Knapke Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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