Knieriem Family History

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Knieriem Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a leather worker or cobbler, from Middle High German knierieme ‘(leather) knee strap’.

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


Similar surnames: Knierim, Kries, Knipfer, Priem, Kirner, Kliewer, Knee, Viering

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Knieriem Family Origin

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Knieriem Family Occupations

What did your Knieriem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knieriem family was Farmer. Brick Mason, Cabinet Maker and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knieriem. The most common Knieriem occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 20% of Knieriem's were Brick Masons.

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  • Brick Mason

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Farm Hand

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

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

Knieriem Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knieriem Life Expectancy

What is the average Knieriem lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Knieriem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Knieriem in 1951 was 37, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knieriem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knieriem 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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