Knobbe Family History

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Knobbe Name Meaning

North German: nickname for an uncouth, stupid, or stingy person, from Middle Low German knobbe ‘knot’, ‘lump’. Compare Knauf, South German Knopf.

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


Similar surnames: Knoche, Kibbe, Krabbe, Knode, Knobel, Noble, Knothe, Knabe, Nibbe

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Knobbe Family Origin

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Knobbe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Dealer In Farm Machinery

    11%
  • House Keeper

    11%
  • Keeping Saloon

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Dealer In Farm Machinery and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knobbe. A less common occupation for the Knobbe family was Keeping Saloon. The most common Knobbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Knobbe's were Farmers.

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Knobbe Historical Records

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Knobbe Life Expectancy

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