Knier Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Knürr or Knorr (see Knorr).

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


Similar surnames: Kneer, Kniep, Nier, Knief, Kinder, Keer, Kier, Kien, Knarr, Knies

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Knier Family Origin

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Knier Family Occupations

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  • Farm

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Iron Moulder

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Knier family was Iron Moulder. The most common Knier occupation in the USA was Farm. 14% of Knier's were Farms. Farm, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knier.

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Knier Historical Records

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Knier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Knier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Knier in 1960 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knier

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