Kniess Family History

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Kniess Name Meaning

German: Germanized form of Slovenian or Croatian Knez; also a habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg, which is named with the same word.

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

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Kniess Family Origin

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Kniess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Core Maker

    25%
  • Wood Turner Trade

    25%

In 1880, the most common Kniess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kniess's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kniess family was Wood Turner Trade. Farmer and Core Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kniess.

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Kniess Historical Records

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Kniess Life Expectancy

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