Knippen Family History

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Knippen Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin. Apparently from the verb knippen ‘to clip or snip’ or ‘to blink’, or possibly from knijpen ‘to pinch’. Alternatively, it may be a shortened form of Knippenberg.

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


Similar surnames: Kappen, Skipper, Sipper, Kniffen, Knipper, Keilen, Kniffin, Hippe

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Knippen Family Origin

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Knippen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Knippen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Knippen's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Knippen. A less common occupation for the Knippen family was Stone Mason.

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Knippen Historical Records

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Knippen Life Expectancy

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