Knoche Family History

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Knoche Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German knoche ‘bone’, also ‘knot (on a tree)’, ‘snag (on a tree)’, applied as an occupational nickname for a butcher or possibly for a knacker, or a nickname for a bony, stocky, or crude person. Compare North German Knaack.

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

Similar surnames: Knothe, Knobbe, Knoth, Knode, Koch, Kocher, Knecht, Knock, Knoch

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Knoche Family Origin

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Knoche Family Occupations

What did your Knoche ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Knoche occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Knoche's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knoche. A less common occupation for the Knoche family was Teamster.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Teamster


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Knoche Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Knoche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knoche census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 967 immigration records available for the last name Knoche. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Knoche. For the veterans among your Knoche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knoche Life Expectancy

What is the average Knoche lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Knoche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Knoche in 1958 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knoche ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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