Kneer Name Meaning

German: Swabian nickname for a poor person scratching a living, from Middle High German ner ‘salvation’, ‘rescue’ with the intensifying prefix ge-. German: from the early medieval personal name Chnodomar. Manx: variant of Kneen.

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


Similar surnames: Speer, Knell, Steer, Knee, Kober, Neer, Kuter, Kneen, Neet, Klee

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Kneer Family Origin

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Kneer Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kneer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Kneer's were Farmers. Farmer, Shoe Maker and Beer & Lunch Room were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kneer. A less common occupation for the Kneer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Beer & Lunch Room

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Kneer Historical Records

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Kneer Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Kneer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kneer in 1962 was 75, and 88 in 2004.

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