Kniffin Family History

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Kniffin Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Dutch or North German Knueven.

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


Similar surnames: Kniffen, Knaff, Buffin, Knoff, Keiffer, Knippen, Bufkin, Kristan

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Kniffin Family Origin

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Kniffin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Kniffin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kniffin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kniffin. A less common occupation for the Kniffin family was Farm Laborer.

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Kniffin Historical Records

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Kniffin Life Expectancy

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