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Knezovich Family History

Knezovich Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Knezevich, Karpovich, Karlovich, Brozovich, Kovich, Perovich, Novich

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Where is the Knezovich family from?

You can see how Knezovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Knezovich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Knezovich families living in Minnesota. This was about 37% of all the recorded Knezovich's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Knezovich families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Knezovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Knezovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Knezovich. 74% of Knezovich men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Knezovich women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Knezovich were New Worker and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    74%
  • Miner
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
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Census Records

There are 370 census records available for the last name Knezovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knezovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 90 immigration records available for the last name Knezovich. 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 Cards

There are 162 military records available for the last name Knezovich. For the veterans among your Knezovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Knezovich lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Knezovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Knezovich in 1961 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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