Knippel Family History

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Knippel Name Meaning

Variant of German Knüppel (see Knueppel).

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


Similar surnames: Knuppel, Klippel, Knipple, Keppel, Knippers, Knittel, Kipper, Kimpel

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Knippel Family Origin

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Knippel Family Occupations

What did your Knippel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knippel family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knippel. The most common Knippel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Knippel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%

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

Knippel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knippel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knippel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Knippel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Knippel in 1954 was 47, and 37 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knippel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knippel 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.

Famous Knippel Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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