Knippenberg Family History

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Knippenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place formerly so named in North Rhine-Westphalia, north of Essen.

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


Similar surnames: Nierenberg, Hilgenberg, Kaldenberg, Eichenberg, Kruckenberg

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Knippenberg Family Origin

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Knippenberg Family Occupations

What did your Knippenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knippenberg family was Manufacture Saws. Farmer, Cooper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knippenberg. The most common Knippenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Knippenberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Manufacture Saws

    7%

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

Knippenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knippenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Knippenberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Knippenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Knippenberg in 1951 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knippenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knippenberg 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 Knippenberg Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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