Knez Family History

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Knez Name Meaning

Croatian and Slovenian: from knez ‘prince’, ‘lord’, ‘chief’, a status name for a dignitary, applied also to the headman of a village. As a surname it may also be an ironic or figurative nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Nez, Knee, Kotz, Kren, Krey, Knox, Knell, Yanez, Koen, Jez

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Knez Family Origin

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Knez Family Occupations

What did your Knez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knez occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper In Bank. 50% of Knez's were Bookkeeper In Banks. Bookkeeper In Bank and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Knez.

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  • Bookkeeper In Bank

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Knez Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knez Life Expectancy

What is the average Knez lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Knez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Knez in 1961 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knez 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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