Kneller Family History

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Kneller Name Meaning

German: nickname for a loud or noisy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German knellen ‘to cause to explode’, ‘to snap one’s fingers’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreller, Knell, Keller, Neller, Kegler, Knoedler, Kelker, Kaller

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Kneller Family Origin

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Kneller Family Occupations

What did your Kneller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kneller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kneller's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Japaner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kneller. A less common occupation for the Kneller family was Japanner.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Japaner

    7%
  • Japanner

    7%

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

Kneller Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kneller Life Expectancy

What is the average Kneller lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kneller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kneller in 1954 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kneller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kneller 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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