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

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

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Knebel Historical Records

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Knebel Life Expectancy

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