Knittel Family History

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Knittel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a dialect variant of Knüttel ‘club’, ‘cudgel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of these or possibly a nickname for a crude, loutish individual.

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


Similar surnames: Kittel, Keitel, Knitter, Tittel, Klipfel, Kitten, Distel, Kristal

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Knittel Family Origin

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Knittel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Labouer

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Labouer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knittel. The most common Knittel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Knittel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knittel family was Labourer.

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Knittel Historical Records

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Knittel Life Expectancy

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