Knill Name Meaning

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

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

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Knill Family Origin

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Knill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Clerk In Hotel

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%

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.

Source: Census data for Knill | Data not to scale

Knill Historical Records

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Knill Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knill

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