Knerr Family History

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Knerr Name Meaning

German: variant of Knörr (see Knorr).

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


Similar surnames: Knarr, Kneer, Knier, Norr, Knepp, Doerr, Kaner, Neer, Kerr, Derr

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Knerr Family Origin

Where is the Knerr family from?

Knerr Family Occupations

What did your Knerr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knerr. The most common Knerr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Knerr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knerr family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Knerr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knerr Life Expectancy

What is the average Knerr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Knerr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Knerr in 1951 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knerr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knerr 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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