Kneisley Family History

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Kneisley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kneissle (see Kneisel).

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


Similar surnames: Kressley, Keighley, Eisley, Neisler, Keeley, Keigley, Yeisley

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Kneisley Family Origin

Where is the Kneisley family from?

Kneisley Family Occupations

What did your Kneisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kneisley. A less common occupation for the Kneisley family was Farm. The most common Kneisley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kneisley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farm

    7%

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

Kneisley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kneisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Kneisley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kneisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kneisley in 1945 was 21, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kneisley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kneisley 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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