Knack Name Meaning

variant of Knaack. nickname for a crude person or someone with a thick neck, from Bavarian genack ‘neck’. shortened form of Knacker.

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


Similar surnames: Knaack, Krock, Knock, Nack, Nacke, Krack, Knaak, Knapp, Zwack, Krick

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Knack Family Origin

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Knack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knack. The most common Knack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Knack's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knack family was Keeping House.

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Knack Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Knack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Knack in 1944 was 19, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knack

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