Knitter Family History

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Knitter Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Knütter, an occupational name for someone who fashioned materials by knotting or knitting, from Low German knütten ‘to tie, knot, or knit’.

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


Similar surnames: Knittel, Kittel, Netter, Knipfer, Gritter, Knetter, Notter, Snitker

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Knitter Family Origin

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Knitter Family Occupations

What did your Knitter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knitter occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Knitter's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Knitter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knitter Life Expectancy

What is the average Knitter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Knitter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Knitter in 1953 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knitter 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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