Knipe Family History

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Knipe Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Americanized spelling of German Kneip.

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

Similar surnames: Kanipe, Knope, Cripe, Nice, Sipe, Nine, Shipe, Knapp, Kime, Knop

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Knipe Family Origin

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Knipe Family Occupations

What did your Knipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knipe. A less common occupation for the Knipe family was Farming. The most common Knipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Knipe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Knipe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Knipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knipe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Knipe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Knipe. For the veterans among your Knipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Knipe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Knipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Knipe in 1953 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knipe 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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