Knicely Family History

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Knicely Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kneissle (see Kneisel).

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

Similar surnames: Kniceley, Knisely, Nicely, Niceley, Snively, Nice, Nacey, Hinely

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Knicely Family Origin

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Knicely Family Occupations

What did your Knicely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knicely family was Farming. The most common Knicely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Knicely's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knicely.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Knicely Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knicely Life Expectancy

What is the average Knicely lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Knicely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Knicely in 1959 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knicely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knicely 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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