Knackstedt Family History

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Knackstedt Name Meaning

German: euphemistic form of Knackster(d)t, a nickname for a bony boy, from Low German Knack ( Kochen) ‘bone’ + Stert ‘tail’.

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


Similar surnames: Hastert, Beckstead, Kracker, Sandstedt, Nacke, Knickrehm, Nienstedt

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Knackstedt Family Origin

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Knackstedt Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Copper Smith

    11%
  • Draftsman

    11%
  • Engineer In Distillery

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knackstedt family was Engineer In Distillery. The most common Knackstedt occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 11% of Knackstedt's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Copper Smith and Draftsman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knackstedt.

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Knackstedt Historical Records

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Knackstedt Life Expectancy

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