Knief Name Meaning

German: variant of Kneip.

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


Similar surnames: Kniep, Knier, Nier, Naef, Rief, Kien, Neef, Kief, Kiel, Knies

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Knief Family Origin

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Knief Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Bier Bottler

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • In Sugar House

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knief family was In Sugar House. Farmer, Bier Bottler and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knief. The most common Knief occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Knief's were Farmers.

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Knief Historical Records

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Knief Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Knief life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Knief in 1962 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knief

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