Knappe Family History

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Knappe Name Meaning

German: variant of Knapp.

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

Similar surnames: Knapp, Knapper, Knape, Knapke, Napp, Knupp, Knepp, Trappe, Knopp

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Knappe Family Origin

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Knappe Family Occupations

What did your Knappe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knappe family was City Police. Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knappe. The most common Knappe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Knappe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Brick Mason

  • City Police


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

Knappe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knappe Life Expectancy

What is the average Knappe lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Knappe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Knappe in 1943 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knappe 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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