Knispel Family History

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Knispel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Upper Saxony formerly called Kniespol (Czech Knežpole) ‘princely land’, now in the Czech Republic.

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


Similar surnames: Kipper, Wissel, Kristal, Kissel, Knipper, Kisiel, Kesel, Knittel

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Knispel Family Origin

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Knispel Family Occupations

What did your Knispel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knispel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Knispel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knispel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keep. House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knispel.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Keep. House

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Knispel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knispel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knispel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Knispel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Knispel in 1953 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knispel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knispel 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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