Knepper Family History

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Knepper Name Meaning

German: from German Knapp or Knopf. German: nickname from a dialect word meaning ‘stork’ in Uckermark region. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish knop ‘large button’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Klepper, Knapper, Kupper, Klipper, Koeppel, Pepper, Nepper, Kipper

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Knepper Family Origin

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Knepper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knepper family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knepper. The most common Knepper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Knepper's were Farmers.

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Knepper Historical Records

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Knepper Life Expectancy

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