Kneip Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German knip ‘knife’, in particular a cobbler’s knife, and hence probably an occupational nickname for a shoemaker.

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


Similar surnames: Kneipp, Keip, Knell, Keil, Knopp, Knapp, Klemp, Kreis, Kemp, Knipp

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Kneip Family Origin

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Kneip Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kneip family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kneip. The most common Kneip occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Kneip's were Farmers.

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Kneip Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kneip life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kneip in 1942 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kneip

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