Knebel Family History

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Knebel Name Meaning

from Middle High German knebel ‘peg’, ‘stake’ and, by extension ‘ankle’, ‘uncouth person’, this latter connotation is found particularly in southeast German and Silesian dialects. diminutive of Knabe.

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

Similar surnames: Nebel, Knobel, Kuebel, Knaebel, Knabel, Kegel, Kneer, Knell, Kembel

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Knebel Family Origin

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Knebel Family Occupations

What did your Knebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knebel family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knebel. The most common Knebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Knebel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming


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Knebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Knebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knebel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Knebel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Knebel. For the veterans among your Knebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Knebel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Knebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Knebel in 1946 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knebel 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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