Kniffen Family History

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Kniffen Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Dutch or North German Knueven.

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


Similar surnames: Kniffin, Knaff, Steffen, Knippen, Keiffer, Draffen, Riffey, Snuffer

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Kniffen Family Origin

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Kniffen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Retired Farmer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kniffen. A less common occupation for the Kniffen family was Keeping House. The most common Kniffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kniffen's were Farmers.

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Kniffen Historical Records

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Kniffen Life Expectancy

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