Knieriem Family History

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Knieriem Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a leather worker or cobbler, from Middle High German knierieme ‘(leather) knee strap’.

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


Similar surnames: Knierim, Kries, Knipfer, Priem, Kirner, Kliewer, Knee, Viering

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Knieriem Family Origin

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Knieriem Family Occupations

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  • Brick Mason

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Farm Hand

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Knieriem occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 20% of Knieriem's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason, Cabinet Maker and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knieriem. A less common occupation for the Knieriem family was Farmer.

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Knieriem Historical Records

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Knieriem Life Expectancy

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