Knick Name Meaning

German: from Knick ‘hedge’, ‘boundary’, hence a topographic name for someone living near a hedge or hedged enclosure or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lays hedges. Hedging is a characteristic feature of the pastureland of Holstein, Mecklenburg, Westphalia, and Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Knock, Krick, Nock, Kruck, Klink, Bick, Krock, Klick, Unick, Mick

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Knick Family Origin

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Knick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Butcher

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Knick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Knick's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knick. A less common occupation for the Knick family was Butcher.

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Between 1952 and 2003, Knick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Knick in 1952 was 34, and 80 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knick

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