Knisley Family History

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Knisley Name Meaning

Respelling of Knüsli, Swabian-Alemannic (Swiss), from a diminutive of Knaus.

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


Similar surnames: Isley, Killey, Knisely, Nissley, Eisley, Kriley, Ansley, Daisley

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Knisley Family Origin

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Knisley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knisley. A less common occupation for the Knisley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Knisley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Knisley's were Farmers.

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Knisley Historical Records

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Knisley Life Expectancy

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