Knill Family History

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Knill Name Meaning

English: variant of Knell. German and Swiss German: variant of Knell.

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


Similar surnames: Knell, Knoll, Krill, Kill, Nill, Knull, Kroll, Zill, Dill, Kiel

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Knill Family Origin

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Knill Family Occupations

What did your Knill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knill family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knill. The most common Knill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Knill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Clerk In Hotel

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%

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

Knill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knill Life Expectancy

What is the average Knill lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Knill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knill in 1963 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knill 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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