Knick Family History

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Knick Name Meaning

German: from Knick ‘hedge’, ‘boundary’, hence a topographic name for someone living near a hedge or hedged enclosure or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lays hedges. Hedging is a characteristic feature of the pastureland of Holstein, Mecklenburg, Westphalia, and Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Knock, Krick, Nock, Kruck, Klink, Bick, Krock, Klick, Unick, Mick

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Knick Family Origin

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Knick Family Occupations

What did your Knick ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Knick. 50% of Knick men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 50% of Knick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Knick were Veterinary Surgeon Clerk and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
  • Veterinary Surgeon Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook (domestic)
  • Incapacitated
  • Retired

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Knick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Knick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Knick 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Knick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Knick. For the veterans among your Knick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Knick Life Expectancy

What is the average Knick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Knick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Knick in 1952 was 34, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Knick 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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