Knueppel Family History

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Knueppel Name Meaning

German (Knüppel): from Low German knüppel ‘cudgel’, ‘cleaver’, hence a nickname for a peasant or a coarse man; or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker of (metal) billets.

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


Similar surnames: Kloeppel, Koeppel, Kuebel, Koppel, Pepper, Klepper, Knuppel, Kuempel

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Knueppel Family Origin

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Knueppel Family Occupations

What did your Knueppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knueppel family was Saloon Owner. The most common Knueppel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Knueppel's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Laborer and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knueppel.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Marble Cutter

    25%
  • Saloon Owner

    25%

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

Knueppel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Knueppel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knueppel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Knueppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Knueppel in 1962 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knueppel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knueppel 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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