Kniep Family History

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Kniep Name Meaning

German: variant of Kneip.

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


Similar surnames: Knief, Knier, Nier, Knipp, Knepp, Knipe, Kneer, Knapp, Krieg, Knoop

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Kniep Family Origin

Where is the Kniep family from?

Kniep Family Occupations

What did your Kniep ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kniep family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Fireman and Foreman In Yard Of Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kniep. The most common Kniep occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kniep's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Fireman

    14%
  • Foreman In Yard Of Factory

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    14%

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

Kniep Historical Records

What Kniep family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kniep. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kniep census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kniep

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kniep. 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 Kniep. For the veterans among your Kniep ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kniep Life Expectancy

What is the average Kniep lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kniep life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kniep in 1954 was 56, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kniep

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kniep 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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