Knee Name Meaning

Irish and Manx: reduced form of McNee. English (Wiltshire): nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the knee(s), Middle English kne (Old English cneow).German: altered spelling of knie ‘knee’, a topographic name for an odd-shaped piece of land, or a nickname for someone with an unusual or injured knee.

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


Similar surnames: Klee, Snee, See, Nee, Keel, Kneen, Kneer, Kies, Kee, Kane

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Knee Family Origin

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Knee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Knee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Knee's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knee. A less common occupation for the Knee family was Keeping House.

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Knee Historical Records

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Knee Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Knee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Knee in 1946 was 28, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knee

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