Knuckles Family History

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Knuckles Name Meaning

English: presumably a nickname for someone with noticeable knuckles, or someone who was able to crack his knuckles loudly.

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


Similar surnames: Muckle, Knowles, Buckles, Nickles, Eckles, Kunkler, Sheckles, Buckley

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Knuckles Family Origin

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Knuckles Family Occupations

What did your Knuckles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knuckles family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Work were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knuckles. The most common Knuckles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Knuckles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farm Work

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Knuckles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knuckles Life Expectancy

What is the average Knuckles lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Knuckles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Knuckles in 1953 was 33, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knuckles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knuckles 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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