Knocke Family History

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Knocke Name Meaning

German and English: variant of Knock. South German: topographic name from Knock ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Knock, Nock, Krock, Klocke, Knoke, Rock, Kock, Locke, Nacke, Knoche

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Knocke Family Origin

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Knocke Family Occupations

What did your Knocke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knocke family was Cabnet Maker. The most common Knocke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Knocke's were Farmers. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knocke.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Cabnet Maker

    6%

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

Knocke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knocke Life Expectancy

What is the average Knocke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Knocke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Knocke in 1962 was 80, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knocke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knocke 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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