Knierim Family History

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Knierim Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a leather worker or cobbler, from Middle High German knierieme ‘(leather) knee strap’.

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


Similar surnames: Knieriem, Krier, Keim, Kneip, Kneer, Keser, Nier, Bieri, Kniess, Krim

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Knierim Family Origin

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Knierim Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Keepg House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knierim family was Laborer. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keepg House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knierim. The most common Knierim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Knierim's were Farmers.

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Knierim Historical Records

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Knierim Life Expectancy

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