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Knies Family Origin

Where is the Knies family from?

Knies Family Occupations

What did your Knies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knies occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Knies's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knies family was Barbour. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knies.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Barbour


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

Knies Historical Records

What Knies family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Knies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knies 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Knies. 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 Knies. For the veterans among your Knies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knies Life Expectancy

What is the average Knies lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Knies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Knies in 1941 was 31, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knies

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knies 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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