Knipp Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone whose work involved clipping or snipping. German: nickname for an unimportant person, from Middle Low German knippe ‘snap of the fingers’, ‘trick’.

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

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Knipp Family Origin

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Knipp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Knipp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Knipp's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knipp. A less common occupation for the Knipp family was Farming.

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Knipp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Knipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knipp in 1952 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knipp

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