Knigge Family History

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Knigge Name Meaning

North German: variant of Knick.

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


Similar surnames: Klinge, Prigge, Figge, Tigges, Knothe, Plugge, Knope, Knue, Mugge

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Knigge Family Origin

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Knigge Family Occupations

What did your Knigge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knigge family was Dry Goods Store. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knigge. The most common Knigge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Knigge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Dry Goods Store

    7%

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

Knigge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knigge Life Expectancy

What is the average Knigge lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Knigge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Knigge in 1963 was 79, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knigge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knigge 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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