Kniskern Family History

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Kniskern Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bon vivant, from geniess gern ‘like(s) to enjoy’.

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


Similar surnames: Kiker, Kinker, Kaiser, Kisker, Knittel, Klicker, Nissen, Keiser

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Kniskern Family Origin

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Kniskern Family Occupations

What did your Kniskern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kniskern family was Billiard Saloon. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kniskern. The most common Kniskern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kniskern's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Billiard Saloon

    3%

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

Kniskern Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kniskern Life Expectancy

What is the average Kniskern lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kniskern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kniskern in 1961 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kniskern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kniskern 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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