Kness Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized form of Slavic Knez.

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


Similar surnames: Kniess, Kniss, Knesek, Kunesh, Kines, Kless, Ness, Niss, Kress, Kuss

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Kness Family Origin

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Kness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coach Painter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kness's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kness family was Coach Painter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kness.

Source: Census data for Kness | Data not to scale

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Kness Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Kness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kness in 1951 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kness

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