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Knodel Name Meaning

German (Knödel): diminutive of Knode. German: from the medieval personal name Knodel, a short form of Chnodomar.

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


Similar surnames: Knode, Knobel, Krodel, Nobel, Kopel, Model, Godel, Kadel, Kindel

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Knodel Family Origin

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Knodel Family Occupations

What did your Knodel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knodel. A less common occupation for the Knodel family was Farming. The most common Knodel occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Knodel's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Knodel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knodel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knodel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Knodel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Knodel in 1943 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knodel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knodel 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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