Knochel Family History

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Knochel Name Meaning

German (Knöchel): from a diminutive of Knoche.

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


Similar surnames: Knoche, Kochel, Knodel, Knoch, Mochel, Knechtel, Kneisel, Bechel

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Knochel Family Origin

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Knochel Family Occupations

What did your Knochel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Boot And Shoe Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knochel. A less common occupation for the Knochel family was Boot Maker. The most common Knochel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Knochel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Boot And Shoe Dealer

    9%
  • Boot Maker

    9%

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

Knochel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knochel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knochel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Knochel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Knochel in 1959 was 58, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knochel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knochel 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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