Knesek Family History

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Knesek Name Meaning

From a pet form of Slavic knez ‘prince’, ‘ruler’, ‘headman’. See Knez.

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


Similar surnames: Kness, Kneen, Pesek, Kosek, Diesel, Koubek, Keesee, Knee, Nese

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Knesek Family Origin

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Knesek Family Occupations

What did your Knesek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knesek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Knesek's were Farmers. Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Knesek.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Merchant

    50%

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

Knesek Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knesek Life Expectancy

What is the average Knesek lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Knesek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Knesek in 1959 was 48, and 21 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knesek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knesek 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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