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Knisely Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Knäusle (or of the variants Kneuss(e)l, Kneisel, or Kneissl), diminutives of Knaus.

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


Similar surnames: Knicely, Kniceley, Nicely, Kneisley, Snively, Kneisel, Kasel, Hinely

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Knisely Family Origin

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Knisely Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knisely. The most common Knisely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Knisely's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knisely family was Laborer.

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Knisely Historical Records

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Knisely Life Expectancy

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